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Peter Stephens

Having held various senior management positions in the manufacturing sector, Peter founded his own manufacturing company in 1996. This was subsequently sold in 2007. Meanwhile, his passion for investing (which began during the privatisations of the 1980s) remains strong and he couples this with writing for The Motley Fool as a Contractor. His investment style is value-oriented; focusing on company fundamentals, as well as assessing the strength and presence of a competitive advantage. While above-average growth prospects remain very attractive, a greater focus on dividends has crept in since Peter became a part-time retiree in 2007.

Here’s why the Morrisons share price could surge higher than the FTSE 100

WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (LON: MRW) appears to offer a brighter future than the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

Esure surges on bid approach: here’s why the Saga share price could be next

Saga plc (LON: SAGA) could become a bid target after Esure (LON: ESUR) receives a formal offer. More »

Retirement saving: 2 reasons why I’m bullish on the prospects for the Shell share price

Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) appears to offer significant long-term investing potential. More »

Have £1,000 to invest? FTSE 100 6% yielder National Grid could help you retire early

National Grid plc (LON: NG) could provide a stronger retirement savings outlook than the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

Is the FTSE 100 or a buy-to-let property the best way to supplement your State Pension?

Could the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) offer you a higher income than a buy-to-let property to boost an inadequate State Pension? More »

Is this the best way to make £1 million for your retirement savings?

Could a simple means of investing help you achieve your retirement goals? More »

3 reasons why a Lifetime ISA could boost your retirement savings

A Lifetime ISA could be a worthwhile means of planning for retirement. More »

Why you need £250,000+ to live comfortably on the State Pension

The State Pension alone is unlikely to provide a financially-free retirement. More »

Why easyJet is a FTSE 100 stock that still looks seriously cheap

easyJet plc (LON: EZJ) appears to offer much better value than many of the stocks in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX). More »

Why I’d back the Boohoo share price over a number of FTSE 100 stocks

Boohoo.com plc (LON: BOO) could deliver stronger share price gains than many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks. More »

Is the ITV share price set to beat the FTSE 100 and return to 280p?

Does ITV plc (LON: ITV) offer better return potential than the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX)? More »

Why Centrica is a FTSE 100 share that still looks ludicrously cheap

Centrica plc (LON: CNA) could deliver higher total returns than the FTSE 100 due to its low valuation. More »

Is the BP share price set to rise to 1,000p?

Does BP plc (LON: BP) offer further share price growth potential? More »

Have £1,000 to invest? FTSE 100 5% yielder HSBC could help you retire early

HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) could outperform the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) and boost your retirement savings prospects. More »

Why Domino’s Pizza and Barclays could beat the FTSE 100 after 10%+ share price falls

Domino’s Pizza Group plc (LON: DOM) and Barclays plc (LON: BARC) appear to offer excellent value for money versus the FTSE 100. More »

Why Taylor Wimpey isn’t the only FTSE 100 dividend stock that could help you quit your job

This FTSE 100 stock’s dividend growth could make it a top income share alongside Taylor Wimpey plc (LON: TW). More »

Why the IWG and RBS share prices look set to storm back against the FTSE 100

IWG plc (LON: IWG) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS) could deliver outperformance of the FTSE 100 (INSEXFTSE:UKX) after difficult periods. More »

Here’s why the GSK share price could climb while Spire Healthcare sinks by 20%+

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) appears to offer better investment potential than Spire Healthcare plc (LON: SPI). More »

Should you invest £1,000 in bitcoin instead of relying on the State Pension?

Does bitcoin offer strong investment potential for the long term? More »

The 3 worst gold stocks of 2018 (so far)

These three gold shares have disappointed investors since the start of the year. More »