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Roland Head

Roland Head has a background in telecoms and IT engineering. This has 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, He holds the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has passed the CFA Level 1 exam. A keen private investor, he also runs an internet business.

Cineworld shares are rising: Here’s what I’m doing

Cineworld shares have surged higher this week on news of a new $450m loan that should fund the group through to reopening. More »

Should I buy AstraZeneca shares on vaccine news?

AstraZeneca shares are up by 80% in five years. Roland Head's been taking a look at the pharma stock as a possible buy for... More »

Imperial Brands shares offer a 9% yield: should I buy them for passive income?

The Imperial Brands share price is rising but the stock still yields 9%. Roland Head explains why he's still keen on this FTSE 100... More »

3 UK shares I’d buy now

Each of these UK shares has a long track record of steady growth, says Roland Head. He explains why they're on his watch list... More »

Royal Mail shares are up 150%! Should I buy now?

Royal Mail's share price has been lifted by a 33% rise in parcel shipments during lockdown. But profits have collapsed as costs have risen. More »

Vodafone shares offer a 6.5% yield: should I buy them for a passive income?

The Vodafone share price is rising slowly, but Roland Head's still tempted to buy the telecoms stock for a passive income. More »

The easyJet share price has jumped 50%. Here’s what I’d do now

easyJet's share price has taken off and reached cruising altitude. Roland Head gives his view on this stock following recent vaccine news. More »

Why the Sage share price is crashing today

Profits are down and the Sage share price has fallen sharply. Roland Head looks at the story behind the latest numbers from this FTSE... More »

Covid-19 vaccine: will the 45p Cineworld share price bounce back to 319p?

The Cineworld share price is up by 65% in two weeks. But Roland Head's concerned by rumours of cinema closures. Can the group's recovery... More »

Will the 346p Micro Focus share price ever go back to 2,697p?

The Micro Focus share price has surged higher today. Roland Head explains why he's getting interested in this FTSE 250 tech stock. More »

Stock market rally: a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get rich?

Last week's vaccine news may mark the start of a powerful stock market rally, says Roland Head. He explains which shares he's buying for... More »

A dirt-cheap 7.7%-yielding FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d buy for 2021

This FTSE 100 dividend stock is an underrated cash machine, says Roland Head. He explains why he's confident this 7%+ yield is sustainable. More »

Rolls-Royce shares: why I’d invest £1,000 today

The Rolls-Royce share price surged higher last week. Roland Head explains why he thinks the jet engine maker still looks attractive. More »

Is the FTSE 100 heading back to record highs – or another crash?

After a week of big gains for the FTSE 100 stocks, Roland Head looks at the outlook for the index and explains why he's... More »

The Synairgen share price is flying! Here’s what I’d do now

The Synairgen share price rose by more than 25% in early trading on Friday. Roland Head looks at the latest news and gives his... More »

BT’s share price is climbing. Should I buy the stock now?

The BT share price hit 10-year lows earlier this year, but Roland Head is tempted by the potential 7% yield and believes the outlook... More »

Carnival and easyJet shares: should I buy now?

Exciting news on a potential coronavirus vaccine has sent easyJet shares flying. Roland Head explains what he's doing now. More »

11% dividend yields! Why I’d buy these UK shares for my ISA today

Roland Head explains why he thinks these giant-sized dividends look sustainable (and why he's bought one of these UK shares for his ISA). More »

Don’t ‘save’ for retirement! Here’s how I’m hoping to double my State Pension

Living on the income from the State Pension alone could be difficult, says Roland Head. He looks at the monthly savings needed to double... More »

I was right about Diageo shares in April. Here’s what I’m doing now

The Diageo share price has been falling this year. Roland Head looks at the latest trading figures and explains what he'd do with this... More »