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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.

How BP and this FTSE 100 8.3% yielder could help you build a second income stream

A ruthless focus on costs could make BP plc (LON:BP) a top FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) buy for income seekers. More »

FTSE 100 7% yielder Vodafone’s share price keeps falling. Time to buy?

Roland Head explains why he'd buy into the weakness at FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) firm Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD). More »

Why this 7% dividend stock should be a better buy than Debenhams

Roland Head highlights one of his top retail buys and gives his verdict on the latest update from Debenhams plc (LON:DEB). More »

This overlooked FTSE 100 5% yielder could be a retirement buy

Roland Head takes a look at a popular FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) utility and considers an alternative income pick. More »

Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems are crushing the FTSE 100, but which should you buy?

Roland Head gives his verdict on FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) industrial giants Rolls-Royce Holding plc (LON:RR) and BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). More »

National Grid share price: why is it underperforming the FTSE 100?

This small-cap dividend growth stock could be a better buy than FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) giant National Grid plc (LON:NG). More »

2 super dividend growth stocks that could smash the FTSE 100 this year

Should you ditch the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) and buy these small-cap growth stocks? More »

My simple FTSE 100 screen could help you beat the market and retire early

Roland Head suggests four simple rules that could help you find today's top FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) buys. More »

2 small-cap dividend growth stocks that could help you retire at 55

Roland Head flags up two stocks that could help your pension pot to beat the market. More »

Why Halma isn’t the only FTSE 100 share I’d buy and hold forever

Roland Head looks at the latest numbers from Halma plc (LON:HLMA) and highlights another potential FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) buy. More »

3 reasons why the Boohoo share price could keep rising

The latest figures from Boohoo.com plc (LON:BOO) show that the group's impressive growth is continuing. More »

2 small-cap dividend stocks that could smash the Footsie this year

Roland Head highlights two dividend-growth shares with superstar potential. More »

Here’s why this battered small-cap dividend stock has fallen 25% today

Is this profit warning a blip or a sign of hard times to come? More »

Why the GSK share price should smash the FTSE 100 this year

Roland Head takes a look at FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) climber GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK) and highlights another turnaround opportunity. More »

Will the Petrofac share price reach 800p in 2018?

Roland Head reviews progress on his Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC) holding. Are the shares still a buy? More »

Is the Centrica share price the biggest value trap in the FTSE 100?

Roland Head explains why he rates Centrica plc (LON:CNA) as a top FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) buy, even if there are risks. More »

Why I believe the BT share price is now too cheap to ignore

With a new boss due to arrive later this year, now could be the right time to buy turnaround stock BT Group plc (LON:BT.A). More »

This 6% dividend stock could smash the FTSE 100 this year

Roland Head highlights a FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stock he'd buy and a rampant outsider that could be worth a look. More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy and hold until retirement

These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks could provide a powerful boost to your pension. More »

2 super dividend growth stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today

Roland Head reveals two mid-cap stocks he believes could beat the market in 2018. More »