Portfolio Shares

Articles about shares in my quality dividend model portfolio.
May
20
Portfolio shares: Cash-rich balance sheet and growth ambitions could support big gains

Portfolio shares: Cash-rich balance sheet and growth ambitions could support big gains

This AIM-listed small cap boasts a hefty cash pile, 20-year dividend history and double-digit profit margins. Growth has been lacking in recent years but the new CEO has a clear strategy to expand the business.
11 min read
May
13
Portfolio shares: A founder-led AIM dividend stock

Portfolio shares: A founder-led AIM dividend stock

This AIM stock is offers remarkable profitability and owner management. Questions marks remain over future growth, but I'm happy to keep holding.
9 min read
Apr
22
Portfolio shares: can small caps be great dividend stocks?

Portfolio shares: can small caps be great dividend stocks?

This small-cap technology firm is exposed to structural growth trends in several sectors. I can see some company-specific risks, but this AIM stock also shows many of the dividend quality characteristics I'm looking for.
10 min read
Apr
15
Portfolio shares: Is Legal & General's 7% dividend yield too cheap to ignore?

Portfolio shares: Is Legal & General's 7% dividend yield too cheap to ignore?

Why are Legal & General shares so unloved by investors? I've been taking a look at this stock's 7% dividend yield and financial quality metrics. In my view, there's a lot to like.
10 min read
Mar
25
Portfolio shares: adding US exposure to the portfolio

Portfolio shares: adding US exposure to the portfolio

This UK share offers attractive exposure to the US market, with international growth opportunities on the side.
9 min read
Mar
18
Portfolio shares: Why I'm buying Homeserve

Portfolio shares: Why I'm buying Homeserve

Roland explains why he's decided to add Homeserve shares to his quality dividend model portfolio.
10 min read
Mar
11
Portfolio shares: Direct Line's 9% yield looks safe to me

Portfolio shares: Direct Line's 9% yield looks safe to me

FTSE 250 insurer Direct Line Insurance (LON:DLG) boasts a forecast dividend yield of 9%. I explain why the stock is a member of my model portfolio.
9 min read
Mar
02
Portfolio shares: I'm selling Central Asia Metals

Portfolio shares: I'm selling Central Asia Metals

I've decided to sell Kazakhstan-focused copper producer Central Asia Metals (LON: CAML). In this piece I explain why and outline how I plan to get my dividend system back on track.
3 min read
Feb
25
Portfolio shares: Polymetal International - why I was wrong and what I'm doing now

Portfolio shares: Polymetal International - why I was wrong and what I'm doing now

Russian gold miner Polymetal International was one of the top fallers on the London market on Thursday. Roland explains why he came to own the shares and what he's going to do next.
4 min read
Feb
18
Portfolio shares: Is Imperial Brands a classic high-yield buy?

Portfolio shares: Is Imperial Brands a classic high-yield buy?

Imperial Brands is starting to look like a turnaround that's coming good, suggests Roland Head. He explains why the stock's high yield credentials have earned it a place in his quality dividend model portfolio.
8 min read