Roland Head

After leaving university, Roland was sentenced to a career in IT, but eventually managed to escape in 2006, and has been writing for the Fool since 2012. Roland holds the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and currently works as a freelancer writer, as well as running an internet business. A keen private investor, Roland is focused on dividend and value investing, but also has a lingering interest in oil and gas stocks.

Is the 7% dividend yield safe at Neil Woodford favourite Imperial Brands plc?

Roland Head wonders if Imperial Brands plc (LON:IMB) could run out of cash. More »

One monster growth stock I’d buy today and one I’d consider selling

Roland Head highlights two growth stocks with very different outlooks. More »

2 high-growth dividend stocks I’d buy and hold for five years

Roland Head highlights two quality small-cap stocks with the potential to deliver big gains. More »

Why this 14% yielder is still on my buy list today

These risky turnaround situations could pay huge dividends. Should you invest? More »

Why SSE plc isn’t the only dividend stock I’d buy with my first £1,000

Roland Head makes the case for value investors to buy SSE plc (LON:SSE). More »

2 small-cap dividend stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today

Roland Head takes a fresh look at two stocks from his portfolio. More »

Why I’d buy dividend stocks Shell and Coca Cola HBC AG

Roland Head explains why Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:CCH) and Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON:RDSB) could be the perfect dividend pairing. More »

One 9% yielder I’d buy today and one I’d avoid

Can these mega-yielders deliver the goods, or will shareholders be left facing big losses? More »

One turnaround stock I’d sell to buy Hurricane Energy plc

Roland Head explains why Hurricane Energy plc (LON:HUR) could be a buy-and-forget stock. More »

Why Saga plc isn’t the only 7% yielder I’d consider today

Roland Head highlights a turnaround stock he thinks could outperform Saga plc (LON:SAGA). More »

2 defensive dividend stocks I’d buy for uncertain markets

Roland Head highlights two income stocks he'd buy for protection against a market crash. More »

This 6% yielder isn’t the only turnaround stock that could double in 2018

These troubled stocks aren't without risk, but could deliver big wins for shareholders. More »

Should I buy more of Game Digital plc, up 10% today?

Roland Head explains what's happened at Game Digital plc (LON:GMD) and why he's holding. More »

2 Neil Woodford high-yield stocks I’d consider buying today

Roland Head takes a look at two high-yield picks you might want to consider. More »

2 dividend+growth investment trusts I’d consider buying today

Roland Head looks at an income growth opportunity and a buy-and-forget stock. More »

2 dividend-growth stocks that could beat the FTSE 100

Roland Head highlights two mid-cap stocks that could steam ahead of the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX). More »

AstraZeneca plc isn’t the only dividend stock I’d hold for the next decade

Roland Head explains why AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) could be a smart long-term buy. More »

Smith & Nephew plc isn’t the only Footsie growth stock I’d buy on the dips

Medical group Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) could be a great FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) buy during the next market correction. More »

2 dividend stocks that could give you a lifetime income

These cashed-up dividend stocks could help you to retire early. More »

1 ‘secret’ small-cap growth stock I’d consider with plc

Roland Head explains the secret behind rapid sales growth at plc (LON:BOO) and highlights another share that he finds interesting. More »