Kevin Godbold

I’m an investment writer and private investor focusing on the London stock market. I run my own pension fund and ISA accounts after a career in management and engineering, which included building up a business from scratch and selling it a few years later as a going concern.

2 stocks yielding 5%+ in the FTSE 250 I’d buy with £2,000 

I think this big-yielding pair are worth your research time right now. More »

Is it time to pile into FTSE 100 stock Whitbread?

Activist investors want Whitbread plc (LON: WTB) to spin off Costa. Should you get involved in the shares? More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks yielding 5%+ I’d buy with £2,000

Big yields on offer from these two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks look attractive. More »

I’d always buy superstock SSE before this dog of a share

Potentially reliable dividends and a recovering share price attract me to SSE plc (LON: SSE) before this lossmaking speculative stock. More »

Why I’d avoid this quality and value stock in favour of Saga

I’d rather back Saga plc’s (LON: SAGA) turnaround and growth potential than this quality and value trap. More »

Why I’d avoid Tesco and buy this superstock instead

This is why I don’t trust Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) and why I’d go for this attractive growth play. More »

These FTSE 250 growth monsters have crushed the FTSE 100 over 2 years

These two fast-growing firms look set to deliver more total returns for investors. More »

Should you pile into Carr’s Group, up 12% today?

The market likes today’s half-year results from Carr’s Group (LON: CARR) and there could be more to come for investors. More »

My top FTSE 100 defensive buys right now

I think these are 13 of the best stocks in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

Should you pile into Echo Energy, up 14% today?

Positive news has ignited the share price of Echo Energy plc (LON: ECHO). More »

Why I’d consider this surprising growth stock before Purplebricks Group

You don’t have to invest in racy disrupters such as Purplebricks Group plc (LON: PURP) to find decent growth. More »

Is this mid-cap high flyer even better than Rio Tinto plc?

I reckon this firm’s growth prospects make it more attractive than Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO) even if cost inflation is making an impact. More »

Should you buy big-yielding stocks Bovis Homes Group and this retirement homes builder?

Housebuilders such as Bovis Homes Group plc (LON: BVS) look more tempting than ever. Should we resist or surrender to their charms? More »

Should you pile into Royal Dutch Shell plc and this tempting growth stock?

Growth and income could work well together with Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) and this stock. More »

Should you pile into this Neil Woodford growth pick?

Neil Woodford holds this stock in two of his funds. I think he likes it!   More »

Is the BT share price finally low enough to make the stock a bargain?

Should you buy into the big dividend yield on offer with BT Group plc (LON: BT.A)? More »

2 solid firms that could be among the best stocks to buy now

These strong candidates operate in a compelling sector and deserve your attention. More »

Why I’d buy FTSE 100 stock Smurfit Kappa Group plc before BTG plc today

I think the growth story at BTG plc (LON: BTG) looks stale while Smurfit Kappa Group plc (LON:SKG) shines. More »

Could Micro Focus International plc and this stock be millionaire makers?

This stock has the potential to drive investor returns alongside Micro Focus International plc (LON: MCRO). More »

Should you buy multi-bagging stocks Breedon Group plc or Marshalls plc?

Are we seeing the greatest value with Breedon Group plc (LON: BREE) or Marshalls plc (LON: MSLH)? More »