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.

Why I’d invest in this exciting property sub-sector with this on-trend REIT

Top management appears to be united in its enthusiasm, and I reckon shares in this company are attractive. More »

Why I’d buy shares in this FTSE 250 consistent dividend grower

This FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) firm’s strategy is delivering geographical expansion, soaring orders and a rising dividend. More »

Here’s one thing that could make this big-dividend super stock burst into life

Why the forward growth prospects of this company’s system look exciting to me. More »

Why I’d forget Marks and Spencer’s shares following this recent news

I’m avoiding the shares of Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON: MKS) and hunting for investments in better companies. More »

Forget buy-to-let! I’d buy shares in this UK-focused REIT

Despite Brexit, this property company’s directors are eyeing upside potential. More »

Why today’s news from this FTSE 250 super stock keeps me keen

The directors are “confident” about the outlook for this company, despite Brexit. More »

How I’d handle Tesco’s shares following this recent news

Yesterday’s news adds just a little bit more weight to my conviction about the shares of Tesco plc (LON: TSCO).   More »

This is what I’d do about the Thomas Cook share price right now

Does Thomas Cook Group plc (LON: TCG) today represent a buying opportunity or a bargepole job? Here’s what I think... More »

Here’s another super stock I’d buy today

A coherent plan for growth is driving steady dividend and earnings progress at this firm. More »

Have you considered these ‘hidden’ risks with Severn Trent’s 5% dividend?

To me, the FTSE 100’s Severn Trent Plc (LON: SVT) is far from being a ‘no brainer’ dividend investment. More »

Although it looks cheap, Lloyds could actually be expensive

Why I’d avoid shares in Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) despite its big dividend. More »

Forget buy-to-let! I’d buy shares in this London-focused REIT

I think REITs are great! Here’s why I like this particular one. More »

3 cheap FTSE 350 big-dividend-paying super stocks I’d buy today

Here are three companies I like with good showings against value, quality and momentum indicators. More »

I’d hold tight to this FTSE 100 stock that keeps on delivering

I reckon steady and predictable cash flows look set to drive further total returns for shareholders of this firm. More »

Why I’d snap up this FTSE 100 pharmaceutical provider alongside GlaxoSmithKline

I like GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK), but I also think today’s update from this smaller FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) competitor is encouraging. More »

Forget buy-to-let! I’d invest in this property stock for its fast-growing dividend

The dividend from this company has been a great success story -- up more than 180% over the past five years.  More »

I’d buy this 4%-plus yielder alongside GlaxoSmithKline and Imperial Brands

I'd buy shares in GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) and Imperial Brands plc (LON: IMB), as well as this flourishing business, which is selling cheap... More »

Vodafone has cut its dividend. Don’t say I didn’t warn you

Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD) fails a fundamental test that I have for a dividend-led investment. More »

1 potential millionaire-maker share I like that’s trading “ahead of expectations”

Why I’d snap up shares in this out-performing firm right now. More »

It could be time for me to buy shares in this 7%+ dividend yielder

This high-yielding company is trading well and I’m cautiously optimistic about the shares. More »