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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.

How I’d invest £25k in a Stocks and Shares ISA to make a million

Roland Head explains how he'd invest £25k today to build a £1m portfolio. He includes examples of the shares he'd like to buy for... More »

Investing isn’t gambling! Here’s why I’d start buying shares in 2021

Buying shares doesn't have to be risky, says Roland Head. He explains why stock market investing could help you retire earlier. More »

A 6% FTSE 100 dividend yield I’d buy for my ISA and never sell!

Roland Head explains why he believes this FTSE 100 dividend stock offers hidden value and the potential for significant gains. More »

A dirt-cheap 7%-yielding FTSE 100 dividend stock that I’d buy for 2021

This FTSE 100 dividend stock looks too cheap to Roland Head, who says the new CEO is acting decisively to release value for shareholders. More »

Forget the Bitcoin price! Here’s how I’d invest £10k today

Leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin hit a new record last week. Roland Head looks at what's driving the rally and how he'd invest today. More »

Why the Hurricane Energy share price is crashing today

The Hurricane Energy share price is crashing (again). Roland Head explains why, and looks at the options available to keep oil production going. More »

UK shares: why Purplebricks, Chemring and K3 Capital are rising today

Three popular UK shares saw gains of 10% or more in early trade. Roland Head looks at the latest news from Chemring, K3 Capital... More »

Will the AstraZeneca share price go back to £10 after the $39bn Alexion deal?

The AstraZeneca share price is down nearly 25% from July's record highs. But Roland Head reckons today's acquisition bid could boost long-term growth. More »

3 renewable energy stocks I’d buy today

It's not too late to buy renewable energy stocks, says Roland Head. He's identified three green energy shares he'd like to buy. More »

Hargreaves Lansdown investors are selling Rolls-Royce shares, but I’d buy

Rolls-Royce shares fell on Friday after the group's trading update disappointed. But Roland Head can see long-term value in the stock. More »

3 of the best UK tech stocks I’m buying for 2021

These UK tech stocks look cheap and could deliver big gains when the markets look past pandemic problems, says Roland Head. More »

How I’d invest £100 a month for a second pension

Pension investing can be cheap, simple, and rewarding, says Roland Head. He explains how he'd use a personal pension to build a retirement fund. More »

If I had invested £5k into Aston Martin’s IPO, this is how much it would be worth now

If I'd bought Aston Martin shares in the sports car firm's IPO, I'd be sitting on a big loss today. Should I buy the... More »

The Micro Focus share price has doubled in a month. I’d keep buying

The Micro Focus share price is surging higher. Roland Head explains why he thinks the stock is worth more, despite two key risks. More »

This is how much £1k invested in a FTSE 100 tracker 5 years ago would be worth now

If you'd invested cash in a FTSE 100 tracker five years ago, would you still be showing a profit today? Roland Head has the... More »

Warning! I think this FTSE 100 share could fall 40% in 2021!

This FTSE 100 share is becoming a market leader, says Roland Head. But as he explains in this article, our writer isn't buying the... More »

Why I think these are three of the best shares to buy for 2021

This year's tech stock rally has been impressive, but Roland Head believes the best shares to buy now can be found elsewhere in the... More »

I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 shares to retire on a growing passive income

Roland Head explains how he's using FTSE 100 shares to build a passive income. These companies haven't cut their dividends for over 20 years. More »

An 8%-yielding FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d buy for 2021

The 8% yield on offer at this FTSE 100 dividend stock looks sustainable, says Roland Head. He reckons this share could attract new interest... More »

Why the Cineworld share price is crashing today

The Cineworld share price is falling again after US movie giant Warner Bros said it would release new films straight to streaming in 2021. More »