Ted Baker is an interesting company. It started life in 1988 as a single store in Glasgow, selling its own brand of men’s shirts. 30 … [Read more...]
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3 High yield capital light compounders
One nice feature of the stock market is that you don’t have to reinvest your income to benefit from compound interest. That's because most … [Read more...]
Centrica’s 8% dividend yield means it’s priced for energy Armageddon
In this month's Master Investor magazine I reviewed Centrica, a large and mature business operating in a very defensive sector, which at the … [Read more...]
4 High growth dividend champions
In the latest issue of Master Investor magazine I looked at four high growth “dividend champions”, i.e. companies that have grown quickly … [Read more...]
Is Connect Group’s 15% dividend yield sustainable?
Few stocks have a dividend yield of 15% or more. And when they do, the dividend has usually already been cut drastically or suspended … [Read more...]
Who will be the next Carillion?
For many dividend investors, the demise of Carillion was a disaster. Not only did their portfolios lose an important source of income, … [Read more...]
Is Galliford Try’s 8% dividend yield enough to offset the risks?
Galliford Try is currently the highest yielding housebuilder with a dividend yield of 8%. That’s a very high yield, but is it enough to … [Read more...]
Is Buffett right to choose Coca Cola over Microsoft?
As regular readers will know, I think many low-risk defensive "bond proxy" stocks are probably too expensive. Although I usually only … [Read more...]
Hunting for trustworthy dividend stocks
Trustworthy dividend stocks are hard to find. Yes, you could look at Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, or any of the other "bond proxies" … [Read more...]