Roland Head
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May
21
Investor's Round Table: TPFG, MACF & VANL + interest rates (19/05/24)

Investor's Round Table: TPFG, MACF & VANL + interest rates (19/05/24)

Graham Neary, Mark Simpson and I discuss UK shares Property Franchise Group (& Belvoir), plus packaging group Macfarlane and groundworks specialist Van Elle Holdings.
1 min read
May
17
The Dividend Note - light at the end of the tunnel? VCT, BT.A (17/05/24)

The Dividend Note - light at the end of the tunnel? VCT, BT.A (17/05/24)

Victrex and BT shares have both fallen out of favour with investors in recent years. But I reckon this week's results may provide some reasons for optimism.
11 min read
May
12
Has Moneysupermarket.com really returned to growth?

Has Moneysupermarket.com really returned to growth?

FTSE 250 stock Moneysupermarket.com Group (LON:MONY) offers 5%+ dividend yield backed by ample free cash flow. With a recovery seemingly underway, should I consider buying the shares for my dividend portfolio?
15 min read
May
10
The Dividend Note - is Direct Line a recovery buy? DLG, MACF, RSW (10/05/24)

The Dividend Note - is Direct Line a recovery buy? DLG, MACF, RSW (10/05/24)

I review this week's updates from Direct Line Insurance, engineer Renishaw, and packaging group Macfarlane and ask if buying opportunities are emerging.
11 min read
May
05
Apr '24 dividend portfolio update: mixed results

Apr '24 dividend portfolio update: mixed results

I review April updates from six of my portfolio companies, including a small-cap asset manager and two FTSE 100 dividend stocks.
15 min read
May
03
The Dividend Note - emerging value from these FTSE 100 stocks? WTB, SN. (03/05/24)

The Dividend Note - emerging value from these FTSE 100 stocks? WTB, SN. (03/05/24)

I review full-year results from Premier Inn owner Whitbread and consider medical device specialist Smith & Nephew. Is either of these FTSE 100 dividend stocks a tempting buy?
11 min read
Apr
27
Investor's Round Table: SDRY, DOCS, CTO, MONY, RFX, POLR, ASHM, PMI (21/04/24)

Investor's Round Table: SDRY, DOCS, CTO, MONY, RFX, POLR, ASHM, PMI (21/04/24)

Mark Simpson, Graham Neary and I discuss UK shares including MoneySupermarket, Ramsdens Holdings and asset managers Ashmore, Polar Capital and Premier Miton.
1 min read
Apr
26
The Dividend Note - adding to my watch list - SMWH, REC, HIK (26/04/24)

The Dividend Note - adding to my watch list - SMWH, REC, HIK (26/04/24)

I review this week's updates from UK dividend shares Hikma Pharmaceuticals, WH Smith and Record, and find much to like.
14 min read
Apr
19
The Dividend Note - turning point? Asset managers, RTO, LTG (19/04/24)

The Dividend Note - turning point? Asset managers, RTO, LTG (19/04/24)

I consider the income opportunities among UK asset managers and take a look at this week's updates from dividend shares Rentokil Initial and Learning Technologies.
11 min read
Apr
12
The Dividend Note - emerging opportunities? AZN, IOM, CHH (12/04/24)

The Dividend Note - emerging opportunities? AZN, IOM, CHH (12/04/24)

I consider AstraZeneca's surprise dividend increase and review this week's updates from AIM dividend shares Iomart and Churchill China.
9 min read