G A Chester

Having served the required apprenticeship of a misspent youth, G A Chester began his working life as a horse-racing writer and private handicapper. He has subsequently worked as a writer and editor in a variety of fields, and began contributing to the Fool as a freelancer in 2010. His investing career has progressed from the mis-priced second favourite in the 2.30 at Ascot, through speculative small caps, to conservatively-run family firms and the occasional 'special situation'.

One secret small-cap I’d buy alongside this FTSE 250 growth Goliath

G A Chester reveals a FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) firm and a smaller company that both have terrific earnings growth prospects. More »

Why the easyJet share price could continue to soar higher than the FTSE 100

After a Q3 trading update, easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) can continue to outperform the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) says G A Chester. More »

Why I’d still dump Neil Woodford favourite Purplebricks at a share price under 300p

Purplebricks Group plc (LON:PURP) has just reported revenue growth of 101%, but G A Chester is continuing to shun the stock. More »

My top FTSE 100 buys for a starter portfolio this summer

G A Chester sees some great value on offer in his quarterly review of 10 of the FTSE 100's (INDEXFTSE:UKX) industry giants. More »

3 dividend growth stocks that could help you quit your job

G A Chester highlights three FTSE All-Share Index (INDEXFTSE:ASX) stocks that have increased their dividends every year for more than a quarter of a... More »

Could this fallen FTSE 100 star be the turnaround buy of the decade?

G A Chester discusses the turnaround potential of a fallen FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) hero and another out-of-favour former blue-chip. More »

Two FTSE 250 dividend stocks I’d buy and hold for my retirement

G A Chester highlights two complementary FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) dividend stocks, offering yield and payout growth More »

Could FTSE 100 stock Whitbread rise to 5,200p?

Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) could smash the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) this year, says G A Chester. More »

2 sparkling dividend growth stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today

G A Chester discusses a stock that's increased its dividend fivefold in 18 years and another that's just announced a 40% annual payout increase. More »

Why I’d buy this secret growth star and this FTSE 100 growth giant

G A Chester reveals a FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stock and a smaller company that could both appeal to growth investors. More »

Fevertree Drinks isn’t the only high-flying stock I’d sell today

G A Chester discusses the valuation of Fevertree Drinks plc (LON:FEVR) and another soaring stock in the FTSE AIM UK 50 Index (INDEXFTSE:AIM5). More »

2 stocks that could double your money

G A Chester highlights two fast-growing, profitable companies with potential to deliver terrific returns for investors. More »

Here’s why this battered mid-cap’s share price keeps falling

The RPC Group plc (LON:RPC) share price is down another 13% today. G A Chester explains why it keeps falling. More »

2 small-cap stocks that could smash the FTSE 100 this year

G A Chester highlights two small-cap growth companies, whose valuations provide terrific scope for their shares to outperform the Footsie. More »

Why I’d still buy FTSE 100 giant GlaxoSmithKline but avoid this growth stock

G A Chester sees reasons to shun a small-cap growth stock with an uncertain outlook in favour of GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK). More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d sell in June

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks could offer poor returns for investors, says G A Chester. More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy in June

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks have outstanding long-term growth prospects, says G A Chester. More »

The RBS share price is rising. Is it time to buy?

As its recovery gains traction, is now the time to invest in Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON:RBS)? More »

2 FTSE 250 stocks I’d sell in June

G A Chester reveals two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks he'd ditch and the reasons why they're on his sell list. More »

Interserve isn’t the only stock on a bargain P/E of less than 6

Could Interserve plc (LON:IRV) and this other low-rated stock deliver stunning returns for investors today? More »