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.
Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) and Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited (LON:GKP) could become attractive takeover targets because of their low cost of production and moderately... More »
Should You Buy These High-Yielding Shares? HSBC Holdings plc, AstraZeneca plc & Laura Ashley Holdings plc
Are HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA), AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) and Laura Ashley Holdings plc (LON:ALY) attractive dividend shares? More »
“Buy High, Sell Higher”: A Look At Shire plc, ITV plc, Sirius Minerals plc, Betfair Group Ltd & Oxford BioMedica plc
Shire plc (LON:SHP), ITV plc (LON:ITV), Sirius Minerals plc (LON:SXX), Betfair Group Ltd (LON:BET) and Oxford BioMedica plc (LON:OXB) are attractive momentum shares. More »
Small Caps vs Large Caps: Are McColl’s Retail Group plc & Conviviality Retail plc Better Investments Than Tesco PLC?
Find out why McColl's Retail Group plc (LON:MCLS) and Conviviality Retail plc (LON:CVR) are preferable to Tesco plc (LON:TSCO), according to this Fool. More »
Should You Buy These Underperforming High-Yielders? British American Tobacco plc, Old Mutual plc & Bank of Georgia Holdings plc.
British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS), Old Mutual plc (LON:OML) & Bank of Georgia Holdings plc (LON:BGEO) are underperforming shares with high dividend yields. More »
Small Caps vs Large Caps: Should You Buy Premier Foods plc Instead Of Unilever plc Or Associated British Foods plc?
Premier Foods plc (LON:PFD) is much cheaper than Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) and Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF). More »
Does FirstGroup plc’s Earnings Beat Make It A Better Buy Than Stagecoach Group plc or National Express Group plc?
A look at whether FirstGroup plc (LON:FGP) is a better buy than Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) or National Express Group plc (LON:NEX). More »
Have You Missed An Opportunity To Buy Taylor Wimpey plc, Barratt Developments plc And Persimmon plc?
Top performers of the FTSE 100 index, Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW), Barratt Developments plc (LON:BDEV) and Persimmon plc (LON:PSN), should continue to outperform the... More »
Balfour Beatty plc (LON:BBY) is an attractive turnaround play with plenty of bid interest. More »
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has significant stakes in EVRAZ plc (LON:EVR), AFC Energy plc (LON:AFC) and Velocys plc (LON:VLS). More »
Shares in Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) are unlikely to rebound soon, given poorly directed momentum and weak long term fundamentals. More »
5 High-Yielding Small-Cap Shares: De La Rue plc, John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ld, KCOM Group plc, Redefine International plc and Tullett Prebon Plc
De La Rue plc (LON:DLAR), John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ld (LON:JLIF), KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM), Redefine International PLC (LON:RDI) and Tullett Prebon Plc (LON:TLPR)... More »
Small Caps vs Large Caps: Should You Buy McBride plc Instead Of Unilever plc Or Reckitt Benckiser Group plc?
Recovery play, McBride plc (LON:MCB) is more attractive to Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) or Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RB). More »
Barclays plc (LON:BARC), Aviva plc (LON:AV) and Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) are three contrarian ideas in the financial services industry. More »
A look at why Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) trades on a higher multiple on book value to HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) More »
Today’s Market Movers: Imagination Technologies Group plc, Dixons Carphone plc, WH Smith plc and Workspace Group plc
Imagination Technologies Group plc (LON:IMG), Dixons Carphone plc (LON:DC), WH Smith plc (LON:SMWH) and Workspace Group PLC ORD GBP1 (LON:WKP) are some of today's... More »
BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT), Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) and Vedanta Resources (LON:RIO) all yield more than 5%, but how likely is a dividend cut? More »
Are These High-Yielding Shares Dividend Traps? Royal Dutch Shell plc, BP plc & Doric Nimrod Air Two Ltd
High-yielding shares Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON:RDSB), BP plc (LON:BP) and Doric Nimrod Air Two Ltd (LON:DNA2) have negative outlooks. More »
Ultra Electronics Holdings plc Buys Division Of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc For $265 Million
Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (LON:ULE) Buys The Electronic Division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) For $265 Million More »
5 Specialist Manufacturing Growth Plays: Rolls-Royce Holdings plc, Spectris plc, Rotork p.l.c., Senior plc And Halma plc
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (LON:RR), Spectris plc (LON:SXS), Rotork p.l.c. (LON:ROR), Senior plc (LON:SNR) and Halma plc (LON:HLMA) are five manufacturing growth plays. More »