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.
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 »
How Safe Are The Dividends For These Utilities? SSE plc, Centrica plc, Severn Trent plc, United Utilities Group plc and Pennon Group plc.
How safe are the dividends for SSE plc (LON:SSE), Centrica plc (LON:CNA), Severn Trent plc (LON:SVT), United Utilities Group plc (LON:UU) and Pennon Group... More »