Roland Head

Roland Head has a background in telecoms and IT engineering that's helped him to develop an investing style that's focused on value, income and quantitative factors. He also has an interest in commodity stocks. Roland has been writing for the Motley Fool since 2012 and holds the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC). A keen private investor, he also runs an internet business.

Why this small-cap dividend growth stock is storming ahead of the FTSE 100

Roland Head has put his own cash into this small cap stock, which has crushed the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) over the last year. More »

Forget the State Pension: these FTSE 250 dividend stocks could help you retire in comfort

Roland Head highlights two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks that could provide reliable incomes. More »

Have £2,000 to invest? This FTSE 100 dividend stock is worth considering

This FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) turnaround is delivering results. Is it time to buy? More »

Have £2,000 to invest? This FTSE 250 8% dividend stock could help you retire early

Roland Head highlights two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) with long-term growth potential. More »

Can the Lloyds share price ever return to 200p?

Roland Head takes a fresh look at Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) and gives his view on the future. More »

Why SSE isn’t the only 6%+ yielder that could damage your retirement income

A planned dividend cut at FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) utility group SSE plc (LON:SSE) makes good sense to this Fool but does that make it... More »

Why I’d shun the Versarien share price and buy Hurricane Energy

Investors hoping for a big payday may have more luck with Hurricane Energy plc (LON:HUR) than Versarien plc (LON:VRS), says Roland Head. More »

Two super growth stocks I’d buy before bitcoin

Should you put money into stocks or cryptocurrency? This Fool explains what he's doing. More »

Should you buy FTSE 100 firm Taylor Wimpey for its 8.8% yield?

Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) offers one of the highest yields in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX). How safe is this bumper payout? More »

Legal and General isn’t the only 6% yielder you could buy with £1,000 today

Roland Head looks at the latest numbers from Legal & General Group plc (LON:LGEN) and highlights a potential alternative. More »

Here’s why the Diageo share price offers you a 5.3% return

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) is returning even more cash to shareholders this year, says Roland Head. More »

Why I’d shun 20% faller Hill & Smith and buy Centrica’s 8% yield

Roland Head backs a turnaround at Centrica plc (LON:CNA) but says it's too soon to be sure of Hill & Smith Holdings plc (LON:HILS). More »

Why FTSE 100 dividend growth stock Hargreaves Lansdown could be heading for 3,000p

Roland Head looks at the latest numbers from FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) high-flyer Hargreaves Lansdown plc (LON:HL). More »

Why Standard Life Aberdeen isn’t the only FTSE 100 7% yielder I’d buy to retire on

Roland Head says Standard Life Aberdeen plc (LON:SLA) could be a contrarian buy for FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) investors. More »

2 dividend growth stocks that should keep beating the FTSE 100

Roland Head explains why these mid-cap stocks could crush the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX). More »

Have £2,000 to invest? These FTSE 250 dividend growth stocks could help you retire early

Roland Head suggests two potential market-beating picks from the FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX). More »

Why buying FTSE 100 dividend hero BAE Systems should help you quit your job

Roland Head explains why FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stalwart BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) is on his buy list. More »

Why the RBS share price could be a bargain after dividend news

Roland Head takes a closer look at the latest numbers from Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON:RBS). More »

Why I’d shun this FTSE 250 dividend stock and buy the BT share price

Roland Head explains why he's buying BT Group plc (LON:BT.A) but avoiding this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) turnaround situation. More »

Why I’d shun the Rolls-Royce share price and buy this FTSE 250 stock instead

Roland Head explains why he expects this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stock to beat Rolls-Royce Holding plc (LON:RR). More »