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  • How to use a dividend growth strategy to find resilient income shares

    Income investors were under the cosh right from the start of 2016. The outlook for dividend growth in many companies was close to zero and billions of pounds of cuts were forecast. As it turned out, the ...

  • Six red flags that could have saved you from the BT Profit Warning

    Nearly £7 billion of value was wiped out today in BT, formerly British Telecom, after the phone giant revealed that an accounting scandal at its Italian subsidiary was much bigger than first thought. For ...

  • Hunting for High Flyers in Emerging Markets Stockopedia - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 11:58 BST
    Hunting for High Flyers in Emerging Markets

    Harry Markowitz, a pioneer of modern portfolio theory, once described diversification as the only free lunch in finance. The result of Britain’s Brexit referendum may mean that Markowitz’s advice is more ...

  • Mark Slater interview - A masterclass in growth investing Stockopedia - Fri, Mar 11, 2016 15:04 GMT
    Mark Slater interview - A masterclass in growth investing

    Mark Slater is one of the most successful and widely followed growth fund managers in the UK. Since setting up Slater Investments 22 years ago, he and his team have delivered an exceptionally strong performance ...

  • Jersey Oil and Gas CEO Interview Stockopedia - Tue, Mar 8, 2016 18:04 GMT

    Jersey Oil and Gas (LON:JOG) is an AIM listed oil and gas exploration business with a geographic focus on the UK Continental Shelf.  Jersey Oil & Gas was created as a private company in 2014 and is aiming ...

  • Robbie Burns interview - Lunch with the Naked Trader Stockopedia - Wed, Jan 27, 2016 16:41 GMT
    Robbie Burns interview - Lunch with the Naked Trader

    Ahead of taking him to lunch at his favourite restaurant, I’d agreed to meet Robbie Burns at his office (a second home) on the banks of the Thames in west London. It later transpires that the place has ...

  • Can investors use value and momentum strategies in European markets?

    We regularly get emails from users asking us whether the successful European StockRanks have been backtested further than their June 2013 start date. While we don’t yet have the point in time data to do ...

  • Lord Lee Interview - How he made millions from British small-cap shares

    When it comes to investing successfully in UK smaller companies, Lord Lee of Trafford needs no introduction. Famous for being one of Britain’s first ISA millionaires, he invested around £150,000 in tax-free ...

  • A Guide to Investing in New Zealand Stockopedia - Fri, Nov 20, 2015 09:08 GMT
    A Guide to Investing in New Zealand

    In his excellent book, One Up One Wall Street, Peter Lynch explains that he loves 'dull' companies in 'no-growth' industries. “I get even more excited when a company with a boring name also does something ...

  • A guide to investing in South African stock markets Stockopedia - Thu, Oct 22, 2015 18:32 BST
    A Guide to Investing in New Zealand

    In 2013 Jim O'Neill, the Goldman Sachs economist best known for coining the term 'BRIC',  noted that 'one popular idea has been to suggest that BRICs should in fact be BRICS, with the capital S for South ...

  • A Guide to Investing in Hong Kong Stockopedia - Tue, Oct 13, 2015 16:54 BST
    A Guide to Investing in New Zealand

    Many politicians thought that Britain got a bum deal when Hong Kong became a British colony in 1841. The Prime Minister Lord Palmerston declared that the tiny island was 'a barren rock. It will never be ...

  • How to hunt for solid yields in American shares Stockopedia - Fri, Sep 25, 2015 14:28 BST
    How to hunt for solid yields in American shares

    With the value of the S&P 500 down by around 7.8% since early August, this year is proving to be slow going for some of America’s largest stocks. But while equity prices have been under pressure in some ...

  • A guide to investing in Australian Stocks Stockopedia - Thu, Sep 17, 2015 19:28 BST
    A Guide to Investing in New Zealand

    Back in June Warren Buffett told the world that he was making his first investments in Australia. The Oracle of Omaha has already announced plans to build up an equity stake in Insurance Australia Group, ...

  • Digging deeper into Tesco's decline with the DuPont formula Stockopedia - Tue, Sep 1, 2015 12:55 BST
    Digging deeper into Tesco's decline with the DuPont formula

    Tesco has had a rough ride over recent years, issuing a series of profit warnings while the CEO has been ousted and the dividend has been cut. Meanwhile, brokers have consistently downgraded their earnings ...

  • Should Zulu Principle investors consider Smurfit Kappa? Stockopedia - Thu, Aug 20, 2015 11:53 BST
    Should Zulu Principle investors consider Smurfit Kappa?

    Jim Slater, author of the acclaimed investment bookThe Zulu Principle argued that ‘elephants don't gallop’, and targeted his investment strategy at smaller companies which have greater scope for growth. ...

  • Abbey: End of the road? Stockopedia - Thu, Aug 6, 2015 18:37 BST
    Abbey: End of the road?

    How much longer can the bull run last for stocks in the housing sector? A statement from the property development company, Abbey, suggests that things may be about to slow down. Abbey’s preliminary statement ...

  • Northgate: a cyclical recovery play? Stockopedia - Wed, Jul 22, 2015 18:36 BST
    Northgate: a cyclical recovery play?

    In his bestselling book, One Up on Wall Street, Peter Lynch warned that ‘you can lose more than fifty percent of your investments if you buy cyclicals in the wrong part of the cycle.’ This was the sad ...

  • Sell rules - the key to locking in profits from multibaggers Stockopedia - Tue, Jun 30, 2015 19:06 BST
    Sell rules - the key to locking in profits from multibaggers

    Every investor loves to own a multibagger - a stock that rises to become many times its original purchase price. The problem is that we often sell these positions too soon, before they have a chance to ...

  • On the benefits of closed-end Investment Trusts Stockopedia - Tue, Jun 23, 2015 15:52 BST
    On the benefits of closed-end Investment Trusts

    The Financial Times once described Investment Trusts as ‘the City’s best-kept secret’. Many private investors, charities and smaller pension funds remain unaware of them. The amount of money invested in ...

  • Can you beat the market with Investment Trusts? Stockopedia - Wed, Jun 17, 2015 15:50 BST
    Can you beat the market with Investment Trusts?

    A recent MoneyWeek survey found that Investment Trusts are the second most popular investment in the UK after regular stocks and shares. Trusts are even more popular than mutual funds with UK private investors. ...

  • StockRank Movers - June 9th: Is Wincanton still a SuperStock? Stockopedia - Tue, Jun 9, 2015 17:18 BST
    StockRank Movers - June 9th: Is Wincanton still a SuperStock?

    Wincanton is one of the more controversial stocks in Stockopedia's discussion stream. This logistics company sparked an intense debate between Ed Croft and Paul Scott earlier in the year, mainly because ...

  • GuruScreen Movers - June 2nd: Focus on Character Group (CCT) Stockopedia - Tue, Jun 2, 2015 17:19 BST
    GuruScreen Movers - June 2nd: Focus on Character Group (CCT)

    The UK’s fourth largest toymaker, Character Group, has enjoyed a strong run this year. The price jumped 9% yesterday after the company was tipped in the Investors Chronicle. However, Paul Scott has warned ...

  • StockRank Movers - May 26th: Focus on Indivior Stockopedia - Tue, May 26, 2015 16:41 BST
    StockRank Movers - May 26th: Focus on Indivior

    Joel Greenblatt believes that ‘you can make a pile of money investing in spinoffs.’ In his bestselling book, You can be a Stock Market Genius, Greenblatt explains that during the twenty-five years ending ...

  • Ten FTSE 350 stocks for dividend growth investors Stockopedia - Wed, May 13, 2015 10:57 BST
    Ten FTSE 350 stocks for dividend growth investors

    The late American investor Philip Fisher once said that regularity and dependability are the most important but least discussed aspects of dividends. He reckoned that high yield was actually less important ...

  • StockRank Movers - May 12th: The Maiden Dividend Anomaly Stockopedia - Tue, May 12, 2015 19:38 BST
    StockRank Movers - May 26th: Focus on Indivior

    The American business magnet, John D. Rockefeller once said: 'Do you know the only thing that give me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.' Dividends are of course cash payments that companies ...

  • GuruScreen Movers - May 5th: Focus on IPOs Stockopedia - Tue, May 5, 2015 19:47 BST
    GuruScreen Movers - May 5th: Focus on IPOs

    Can investors take advantage of an IPO? IPOs only happen once for each company, so we may feel that they are 'once in a lifetime opportunities'. Some IPOs rocket and their share prices just keep rising. ...

  • GuruScreen Movers - April 4th: Investing in Mining Stocks Stockopedia - Tue, Apr 7, 2015 19:52 BST
    GuruScreen Movers - April 21st: Investing during the election

    The mining sector faces headwinds from falling commodity prices. The information analysis firm, IHS, forecasts another tough year for commodities prices as Chinese economic growth targets have miss targets. ...

  • StockRank Movers - March 31st: Investing in the Singularity Stockopedia - Tue, Mar 31, 2015 20:14 BST
    StockRank Movers - April 28th: Focus on Asset Managers

    In his fascinating book, The Singularity, Ray Kurzweil predicts that by 2045, artificial intelligence will become so advanced that humans will have no choice but to augment their minds and bodies with ...

  • StockRank Movers - March 17th: St. Patrick's Day is here Stockopedia - Tue, Mar 17, 2015 19:03 GMT
    StockRank Movers - April 28th: Focus on Asset Managers

    The Irish will celebrate St. Patrick's Day today as their economy gathers momentum. Citigroup expects the Irish economy to grow by around 4% over the next couple of years, while the rest of the Eurozone ...

  • GuruScreen Movers - March 10th: Focus on US Cyclicals Stockopedia - Tue, Mar 10, 2015 17:33 GMT
    GuruScreen Movers - May 5th: Focus on IPOs

    The American labour market is gaining momentum. Recent figures from the US Department of Labour show that the American economy expanded by 295,000 jobs in February, compared to 239,000 jobs in January. ...

  • Malcy's Oil Report - CNE, IGAS, PMO, PVR Stockopedia - Tue, Mar 10, 2015 12:07 GMT
    Malcy's Oil Report - CNE, IGAS, PMO, PVR

    WTI $50.00 +39c, Brent $58.53 -$1.20, Diff $8.53 -$1.20, NG $2.68 -16cOil priceA very quiet day according to my trading contacts, even the Chinese trade data which provided a huge surplus of $60.62bn was ...

  • StockRank Movers - March 3rd: Value in Greece Stockopedia - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 16:45 GMT
    StockRank Movers - March 3rd: Value in Greece

    Greece has been making headlines recently. The left-wing Syriza party secured their election victory on the back of promises to end austerity measures, which have hitherto been a precondition for debt ...

  • Small cap investors are right... size does matter Stockopedia - Thu, Feb 19, 2015 12:51 GMT
    Small cap investors are right... size does matter

    Size matters, right? For the past 35 years some of the most influential voices in finance have claimed that small stocks outperform large stocks. In fact, the so-called size effect has been credited as ...

  • StockRank Movers - Feb 17: The end of the house party? Stockopedia - Tue, Feb 17, 2015 17:58 GMT
    StockRank Movers - Feb 17: The end of the house party?

    Is the party coming to an end for UK house builders? House prices are still increasing, but recent figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest that the pace of increases could be starting to ...

  • Unilever: the Personal Care dividend machine Stockopedia - Fri, Feb 13, 2015 17:51 GMT
    Unilever: the Personal Care dividend machine

    The global consumer staples group Unilever is now the fourth largest company in the FTSE 100.  Unlike some of its FTSE 100 peers, such as BP and HSBC, it has been a reliable dividend machine.  Volume growth ...

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