Edward Sheldon

Edward grew up in Melbourne, Australia and developed a strong passion for investing during his university years. 15 years later and now based in London, Edward mainly invests in dividend growth stocks for the long term, however, he has been known to be tempted by the occasional small-cap opportunity. As well as writing for The Motley Fool, Edward also writes about dividend investing for Edward holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne and is a CFA charterholder.

Don’t buy a single stock until you’ve seen this

Edward Sheldon looks at whether now is the right time to be buying shares. More »

Why I’m waiting for a pullback on these three core holdings

Edward Sheldon looks at high-flyers Diageo, Unilever, and Reckitt Benckiser and explains why he thinks it's worth waiting for a pullback on these quality... More »

Is your portfolio Brexit-proof?

Edward Sheldon looks at ways to Brexit-proof your portfolio. More »

4 hot small-caps with super growth potential

Edward Sheldon looks at four small-cap technology stocks with stunning growth potential. More »

Set your children up for life with this simple investing strategy

Edward Sheldon looks at how the power of the share market could enable you to set up your children financially for life. More »

Is it too late to buy rapid risers ARM Holdings plc, WPP plc ord 10p and Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc?

Edward Sheldon looks at whether it's too late to buy fast movers ARM Holdings plc (LON: ARM), WPP plc ord 10p (LON: WPP) and... More »

Is now the time to buy Tesco plc, Whitbread plc & Prudential plc?

Edward Sheldon looks at the factors affecting whether whether now might be the time to buy FTSE favourites Tesco plc (LON: TSCO), Whitbread plc... More »

Brace yourself for interest rate cuts with GlaxoSmithKline plc, National Grid plc and BAE Systems plc

Edward Sheldon looks at three appealing shares for a low interest rate environment: GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK), National Grid plc (LON: NG) and BAE... More »

Don’t buy Lloyds Banking Group plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and Aldermore Group plc until you’ve read this

If you're thinking about buying Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY), Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS) or Aldermore Group plc (LON:... More »

Should you buy Big Oil in the wake of Brexit?

Edward Sheldon looks at whether now is the time to buy the UK listed oil majors. More »

3 defensive stocks rising amid Brexit volatility: Diageo plc, British American Tobacco plc and Unilever plc

Edward Sheldon looks at three defensive stocks that may provide protection during market turbulence: Diageo plc (LON: DGE), British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS)... More »

4 vital investing lessons from the Brexit result

The UK share market is suffering from unprecedented volatility after the Brexit vote. Edward Sheldon looks at four key lessons from the market turbulence.... More »

Do you own the FTSE 100’s best performing stocks?

Edward Sheldon looks at the top performing FTSE 100 stocks. Does your portfolio contain these companies? More »

Should you buy Neil Woodford’s top 3 holdings Imperial Brands plc, AstraZeneca plc & GlaxoSmithKline plc?

Edward Sheldon looks at the top three holdings of one of the UK's best known fund managers, Neil Woodford: Imperial Brands plc (LON: IMB),... More »

3 FTSE 100 stocks forecast to yield over 5%: Aviva plc, Legal & General Group plc and SSE plc

Looking for a 5% dividend yield? Edward Sheldon identifies three FTSE 100 giants forecast to offer just that: Aviva plc (LON: AV), Legal &... More »

3 stocks for the bottom drawer: Royal Dutch Shell plc, BHP Billiton plc and Marks and Spencer Group plc

Edward Sheldon examines whether Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB), BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) and Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON: MKS) are... More »

Could Lloyds Banking Group plc shares hit 100p by year end?

The City is getting excited about the prospects for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY). Could its share price hit 100p soon? More »

Are Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Rightmove plc and easyJet plc priced to buy?

Edward Sheldon looks at whether now is the time to buy Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON: RB), Rightmove plc (LON: RMV) and easyJet plc... More »

3 UK cyber security stocks: BAE Systems plc, BT Group plc and NCC Group plc

Cyber crime is growing at an exponential rate. Edward Sheldon looks at three British companies fighting it: BAE Systems plc (LON: BA), BT Group... More »

Could HSBC Holdings plc halve its dividend next year?

HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) currently pays out a huge 7.6% dividend yield. Edward Sheldon looks at whether this is sustainable. More »