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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.

A UK dividend stock I’d buy today for passive income

Roland Head explains why he only buys UK dividend stocks and looks at a FTSE 100 share he thinks could be a brilliant buy... More »

The Centrica share price: what I’m doing now

Centrica's share price has fallen by 30% over the last year. Roland Head asks if he should continue holding the stock or cut his... More »

8% yields: 2 dividend shares I’ve bought for my ISA

Roland Head looks at two high-yield dividend shares he owns and explains why he's been buying more, despite an uncertain outlook for the economy. More »

The Lloyds share price: here’s what I expect next

Lloyds' share price is still down by 20% on one year ago. But Roland Head thinks the bank's latest results suggest a strong performance... More »

Can the IAG share price take off after a record €7bn loss?

The IAG share price has doubled since November. Roland Head looks at the latest numbers and asks if the stock is still cheap enough... More »

Novacyt share price: should I buy the dip?

The Novacyt share price has fallen 40% in one month. Roland Head asks if it's time to start buying despite uncertainty about post-Covid profits. More »

Cineworld and easyJet shares: should I buy the reopening trade?

The easyJet share price is on a tear, up 30% in a month. Roland Head asks if the stock still offers value as a... More »

Dividend shares: I’m following Warren Buffett’s method in my ISA

Buying dividend shares helps me copy one of Warren Buffett's core strategies, says Roland Head. Using an ISA means it's tax-free. More »

Royal Mail’s share price is rising. Should I buy the stock now?

The Royal Mail share price is soaring, but are the shares still cheap enough to buy? Roland Head thinks the business still faces some... More »

2 of the best shares to buy now

Roland Head explains why he thinks these consumer-facing businesses could be among the best shares to buy now, ahead of an economic recovery. More »

Lloyds’ share price could make it one of the best dividend shares to buy now

The Lloyds share price has fallen heavily over the last year, but Roland Head reckons things are starting to look up for this dividend... More »

2 of the best UK dividend-paying stocks to buy right now

Roland Head is hunting for the best dividend-paying stocks in the UK market. These two shares both offer 6% yields supported by strong cash... More »

2 UK dividend stocks with 9% yields I’d buy today

These UK dividend stocks offer an unusually high yield. Roland Head looks at the special circumstances facing each one and explains why he'd buy. More »

The Rolls-Royce share price is under £1: should I buy today?

The Rolls-Royce share price has slumped since December, but Roland Head is watching the shares closely and reckons they could be cheap. More »

Stock investing: one of the best FTSE 100 shares I’d buy today

A long-term approach to stock investing is essential, says Roland Head. He explains why this forward-looking FTSE 100 share could tick the boxes. More »

Argo Blockchain’s share price is up 25%: should I buy today?

The Argo Blockchain share price is hitting new highs. Roland Head explains why he's impressed with progress but unsure about the stock's valuation. More »

This UK share is up 1,900% in 5 years: why I’d still buy it today

Roland Head looks at a UK share that breaks all his usual rules - but thanks to an army of loyal customers, he's still... More »

2 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy now and hold for 10 years

These FTSE 100 shares could provide capital gains and income over the next decade. Roland Head explains why he's thinking about buying. More »

Why I’m still buying FTSE 100 shares in this stock market rally

Roland Head looks at FTSE 100 shares on his buy list and explains why he thinks some of the UK's largest companies may still... More »

Should I buy this 6%+ yielding oil stock instead of BP or Shell?

Last year's dividend cuts mean that Shell and BP no longer offer high dividend yields. Roland Head is on the hunt for a new... More »