KOVACK ADVISORS, INC.

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Kovack Advisors is based out of Ft. Lauderdale. Kovack Advisors is a large advisory firm with 6832 clients and discretionary assets under management (AUM) of $1,657,484,570 (Form ADV from 2019-01-28). Their last reported 13F filing for Q4 2018 included $341,985,000 in managed 13F securities and a top 10 holdings concentration of 23.7%. Kovack Advisors's largest holding is SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust with shares held of 70,416. Kovack Advisors has met the qualifications for inclusion in our WhaleScore system. Whalewisdom has at least 22 13F filings

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12/31/2018

13F Sector Allocation Over Time

12/31/2018

13F Activity

  • Market Value $341.985 Million
  • Prior Market Value $387.768 Million
  • New Purchases54 stocks
  • Additional Purchases187 stocks
  • Sold out of109 stocks
  • Reduced holdings in148 stocks
  • Top 10 Holdings % 23.70 %
  • Turnover % [1]:37.56%
  • Turnover Alt % [2]: 12.79 %
  • Time Held Top20:2.35 quarters
  • Time Held Top10:2.10 quarters
  • Time Held All:2.75 quarters

[1]: Turnover is calculated by taking the # of new holdings (initial purchases) + the # of positions sold out of (not just reduced) divided by the total # of holdings for the quarter.

[2]: Alt Turnover is calculated by taking either the total MV of new purchases or the MV of securities sold, whichever is less, divided by the total MV of the fund.

Portfolio Performance

Top 20 equal-weighted holdings. Performance numbers calculated through 2019-02-14

Performance for Q4 2018: 2.42%
Performance Last 4 Quarters: 4.12%
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13F Filings Available:
  • 2018-12-31 - 13F-HR (Subscription required)
  • 2018-09-30 - 13F-HR (Subscription required)
  • 2018-06-30 - 13F-HR (Subscription required)
  • 2018-03-31 - 13F-HR (Subscription required)
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KOVACK ADVISORS, INC.
6451 N. FEDERAL HWY SUITE 1201
FT. LAUDERDALE FL    33308
Country: United States

Business Phone: 954-782-4771
Fax: 954-943-7331
Professional Investment Advisor Data
SEC Registration as : Large Advisory Firm
Form of Organization: Corporation
Organized in: FL
Number of employees: 295
Other Business Activities:
Advisor Fees/Compensation: Percentage of assets under management,Hourly charges,Fixed fees
Amount of client funds and securities: 97,717,600
Total Number of Clients: 6832
Amount of client funds and securities by related persons:
Total Number of clients from related persons:
Disclosures: 11.D (2),11.D (4),11.D (5),11.E (2),11.E (4)
Data above was derived from SEC filings.

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KOVACK ADVISORS, INC.

ownership team - last updated 2017-06-16
Name Title Start Date Direct/Indirect % Ownership
MILLS, JAMES, CHRIS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT 06/01/2003 Direct less than 5%
Fund Name Position direct/indirect start date end date
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT direct 2003-06-01
R.K. ADVISORS, INC MANAGING DIRECTOR direct 2003-06-01
WOLFE, MELINDA, SUE SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT 03/01/2009 Direct less than 5%
Fund Name Position direct/indirect start date end date
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER direct 2009-03-01
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT direct 2009-03-01
ROSENFELDT, SUSANNE, VAISHVILA VICE PRESIDENT/CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER 04/01/2017 Direct less than 5%
Fund Name Position direct/indirect start date end date
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. VICE PRESIDENT/CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER direct 2017-04-01
KOVACK FINANCIAL, LLC OWNER 12/01/2010 Direct 75% or more
Fund Name Position direct/indirect start date end date
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. OWNER direct 2010-12-01
KOVACK, RONALD, JOHN CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER KOVACK FINANCIAL, LLC 04/01/1997 Indirect 50 - 75%
Fund Name Position direct/indirect start date end date
KOVACK SECURITIES INC. CHAIRMAN direct 1997-04-01
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER direct 1997-04-01
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER indirect 1997-04-01
KOVACK INTERNATIONAL ADVISORS INC. CHAIRMAN direct 2014-02-01
KOVACK, BRIAN, JOHN PRESIDENT KOVACK FINANCIAL, LLC 09/01/2010 Indirect 25 - 50%
Fund Name Position direct/indirect start date end date
KOVACK SECURITIES INC. PRESIDENT direct 2000-08-01
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. PRESIDENT direct 2000-08-01
KOVACK ADVISORS, INC. PRESIDENT indirect 2010-09-01
KOVACK INTERNATIONAL ADVISORS INC. PRESIDENT & CCO direct 2014-02-01

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