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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.

Is the Sainsbury’s share price the biggest value trap in the FTSE 100?

Roland Head gives his verdict on J Sainsbury plc (LON: SBRY) and considers another FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stock. More »

Building a second income? 3 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d hold for life

Roland Head explains why these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks have long-term appeal. More »

2 FTSE 250 dividend stocks I’d buy and hold until retirement

Roland Head explains why he thinks these FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) stocks could be long-term winners. More »

A FTSE 100 growth and dividend stock I’d buy and hold forever

Roland Head highlights a recent FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) purchase he plans to hold for life. More »

An overlooked ex-FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d buy and hold forever

Roland Head explains why he'd buy this former FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock, despite its recent demotion to the FTSE 250. More »

The Ted Baker share price has crashed: here’s what I’d do now

The Ted Baker plc (LON: TED) share price is down nearly 60% in a year. Is it time to buy? More »

3 FTSE 250 dividend stocks with yields over 5% I’d buy in June

Income investors shouldn't neglect the FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX), says Roland Head. More »

Yielding almost 10%, I think this FTSE 100 dividend stock is too cheap

This unloved FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) income stock could be a cash machine, says Roland Head. More »

Why I’d buy this Neil Woodford FTSE 250 dividend stock today

Roland Head highlights a FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) stock that had some good news last week. More »

Why I’d buy the Lloyds share price and hold it for life

Keeping it simple with Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) could pay off, says Roland Head. More »

Investors are taking a gamble on the Kier share price: here’s what I’d do

Battered construction firm Kier Group plc (LON: KIE) looks riskier than ever, says Roland Head. More »

Here’s why I’d buy the Tesco share price and hold it for life

Aiming big with Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) could be a profitable long-term strategy, says Roland Head. More »

Thinking about buy-to-let? Here’s what I’d buy instead

Roland Head highlights two property stocks on his radar for dividend investors. More »

Dividend stocks: Two 5%+ yielders that I’m considering right now

Is this big FTSE 100 faller poised for a strong recovery? More »

You’re still making this huge retirement savings mistake, aren’t you?

Saving for retirement is hard enough. Don't make it any more difficult than it needs to be, says this Fool. More »

Are these 6% FTSE 250 dividend yields beautiful bargains or value traps?

These FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) dividend stocks deserve a closer look, says Roland Head. More »

Building a second income? 3 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy and hold forever

These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend picks each offer a yield of at least 6%, says Roland Head. More »

Is the Royal Mail share price a falling knife to catch after plummeting 65%?

Roland Head plays devil's advocate and asks what could go wrong at Royal Mail plc (LON: RMG)? More »

The Premier Oil share price: is now the time to buy?

Roland Head revisits Premier Oil plc (LON: PMO) after the stock's recent 20% slump. More »

Cash firm De La Rue just crashed 25%: Here’s what I’d do now

Banknote specialist De La Rue plc (LON: DLAR) faces a host of problems. Is there value behind the bad news? More »