I write about value and dividend investing from the perspective of a self-directed investor. I consider myself a value investor, seeking misunderstood and undervalued stocks with good fundamentals. My goal is to outperform the FTSE 100 over the long term while taking less risk to achieve those returns. I have been a contributor to The Motley Fool since 2015.
Shareholders in Afren plc (LON:AFR) face a vote on the recapitalisation plan; and is now the right time to buy the company's shares? More »
HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA), Standard Chartered plc (LON:STAN) and Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON:ADN) have significant exposure to emerging markets. But, is it the... More »
Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON:RDSA) (LON:RDSB), BP plc (LON:BP) and Tate & Lyle plc (LON:TATE) benefit from high dividend yields, but weak earnings will... More »
Should You Buy These Low-Beta Shares As The FTSE 100 Extends Losses? Unilever plc, National Grid plc, NEXT plc & IG Group Holdings plc
Low beta shares, Unilever plc (LON:ULVR), National Grid plc (LON:NG), NEXT plc (LON:NXT) and IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) offer greater safety from further... More »
5 Low-Debt Companies For A Low-Risk Portfolio: Vodafone Group plc, Burberry Group plc, Travis Perkins plc, Ashmore Group plc & Pets at Home Group plc
Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD), Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY), Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK), Ashmore Group plc (LON:ASHM) and Pets at Home Group plc (LON:PETS)... More »
Quindell plc (LON:QPP) is set to miss an important deadline to release its full-year results. More »
4 Shares Yielding More Than 5%: GlaxoSmithKline plc, SSE plc, Infinis Energy plc & John Laing Environmental Assets Group Lt
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK), SSE plc (LON:SSE), Infinis Energy plc (LON:INFI) and John Laing Environmental Assets Group Lt (LON:JLEN) have dividend yields above 5% More »
Amur Minerals Corporation (LON:AMC) released its forward looking operational blueprint for its Kun-Manie nickel mine. More »
Should You Buy Rightmove plc And Zoopla Property Group plc Instead Of Countrywide plc, LSL Property Services plc and Foxtons Group plc?
How will changes in the estate agency industry affect Rightmove plc (LON:RMV), Zoopla Property Group plc (LON:ZPLA), Countrywide plc (LON:CWD), LSL Property Services plc... More »
Should You Buy DS Smith plc, Photo-Me International plc, Cohort plc, Babcock International Group plc & ARM Holdings plc On Earnings Momentum?
DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS), Photo-Me International plc (LON:PHTM), Cohort plc (LON:CHRT), Babcock International Group plc (LON:BAB) and ARM Holdings plc (LON:ARM) will likely continue... More »
Is It Time To Buy Royal Dutch Shell plc, Genel Energy plc, Petrofac Limited & Amec Foster Wheeler plc?
How have low oil prices affected Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON:RDSA)(LON:RDSB), Genel Energy plc (LON:GENL), Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC) and Amec Foster Wheeler plc (LON:AMFW)? More »
Is It Time To Buy Underperfoming J Sainsbury plc, WM Morrison Supermarkets plc & PureCircle Limited?
J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY), WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (LON:MRW) and PureCircle Limited (LON:PURE) have underperformed the market this year. More »
Is Stagecoach Group plc A Better Buy Than Go-Ahead Group plc, easyJet plc and International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA?
Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC), Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG), easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) and International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON:IAG) all benefit from lower fuel costs. More »
A look at why small-cap life insurer Chesnara plc (LON:CSN) could be a better buy than BP plc (LON:BP) and BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT). More »
Roxi Petroleum plc (LON:RXP) warned that the domestic oil price in Kazakhstan has fallen to about $10 per barrel, from $45 per barrel in... More »
Should You Buy These Growth Shares? SABMiller plc (LON:SAB), Johnson Matthey plc (LON:JMAT), Elementis plc (LON:ELM) and Vp plc (LON:VP). More »
BT Group plc (LON:BT.A)'s EE acquisition and its domestic focus means it is a better buy than Sky plc (LON:SKY) and Vodafone Group plc... More »
5 Growth Shares Set To Benefit From An Improving Economy: Ashtead Group plc, Aggreko plc, Diageo plc, Pendragon plc & Travis Perkins plc
Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT), Aggreko plc (LON:AGK), Diageo (LON:DGE), Pendragon plc (LON:PDG) and Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK) are expected to deliver fast earnings growth.... More »
Betfair Group Ltd (LON:BET) is growing much faster than William Hill plc (LON:WMH) and Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc (LON:BPTY). More »
Does Berkeley Group Holdings plc’s Earnings Beat Make It A Better Buy Than Taylor Wimpey plc Or Crest Nicholson Holdings plc?
Berkeley Group Holdings plc (LON:BKG) is more attractive to Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) and Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (LON:CRST) because of its strong medium-term... More »