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.

3 things not to do when the FTSE 100 is falling

The moves you make when the stock market falls can affect your investment success. These are some actions you really shouldn't take when the... More »

Why I just sold my holding in Neil Woodford’s Equity Income Fund

Edward Sheldon reveals why he just ditched one of the most popular funds in the UK for another equity income fund. More »

Why now is a great time to be a FTSE 100 dividend investor

UK dividend investors are a lucky bunch - the FTSE 100 index (INDEXFTSE: UKX) is home to a large number of high-yielding stocks. More »

Is it time to buy Tesco plc shares after this news?

Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) has a 'secret plan' to recapture market share. Does this change the investment case? More »

Is now the right time to invest your first £1,000?

If you've been thinking about investing your first £1,000 there's great news. That £1,000 now buys you more for your money. More »

2 Neil Woodford dividend stocks I’d buy right now

If you're looking for dividend-growth stocks, check out these Neil Woodford-owned companies. More »

Interested in a 6% dividend yield? Take a look at this FTSE 100 winner

Edward Sheldon identifies a FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock yielding over 6% that he rates as a 'buy.' More »

Are GlaxoSmithKline plc shares a bargain after FY2017 results?

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) currently yields 6.1% and trades on a P/E of 11.8. Does that make the shares a 'buy'? More »

Is this the best dividend stock outside the FTSE 100?

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) is known for its big dividends. But have you checked out these FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) dividend-payers? More »

Should you buy Rio Tinto plc for its 5.4% dividend after final results?

Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO) just announced a record dividend payment. Does that make the stock a 'buy' for income investors? More »

What to do when the FTSE 100 is plummeting

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) index has fallen 8% in just weeks. Here's what to do. More »

One hot growth stock I’d buy over Fevertree Drinks plc

Fevertree Drinks plc (LON: FEVR) currently trades on a P/E of 55. Edward Sheldon identifies a stock that he believes offers more value. More »

Should you buy BP for its dividend after full-year results?

BP plc (LON: BP) announced FY2017 results today. Is the stock a 'buy' for its 6% yield? More »

Why Hargreaves Lansdown plc is a favourite of Britain’s Warren Buffett

Hargreaves Lansdown plc (LON: HL) is currently the fourth largest holding in Nick Train's UK equity fund. Does that make it a 'buy'? More »

The UK now has 3.6m ‘millionaire’ households. Here’s how to join the club

Thanks to rising property prices and pension values, there are now 30% more millionaires in the UK. Not there yet? Don't despair. Here's what... More »

Is Royal Dutch Shell plc’s dividend safe for 2018?

Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) is paying its shareholders $1.88 per share for FY2017. Will it do the same for FY2018? More »

3 reasons I’d buy Unilever plc shares today

Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) shares don't trade cheaply. However, Edward Sheldon believes they are worth a look at the current price. More »

Interested in a second income stream? Here’s how to build one

Interested in getting paid to lie on a beach? Here's an easy way to build a second income stream. More »

Is this turbo-charged small cap a better investment than IQE plc?

IQE plc (LON: IQE) shares have risen around 200% over the last year. Yet there's one key reason why you now need to be... More »

You’ll never guess which funds are the most popular right now

Interested in mutual funds? These are the five most popular options right now. More »