Shares

Share Sleuth: if this firm is to prosper, it must show a talent for adaptation

Richard Beddard is betting that a company with big-brand ballast can revive its flagging fortunes.

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Analysts’ ‘sell’ recommendations fall flat once again

Analysts, however, did see a positive return from their FTSE 350 ‘buy’ ratings, returning 23.2%.

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11 shares that could cut their dividend in 2020

Our Dividend Danger Zone screen seeks to flag up companies with unsustainably high yields.

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How should investors deal with risk of war?

By hedging for one risk (war), investors could end up overexposing themselves to a plethora of other risks.

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Is Tesco in your shares shopping basket?

In our FTSE Sector Watch column, Richard Hunter examines two stars of the consumer staples sector.

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Riding the markets’ charging elephants

James Cooke homes in on the characteristics of quality mega-cap companies.

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Will the FTSE 100 hit 8,000 in 2020?

The fortunes of the FTSE 100 depend on the health of the global economy and progress on Brexit. 

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Best and worst FTSE 100 shares of 2019

We round up the best- and worst-performing FTSE 100 shares of 2019. 

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Six ‘speculative’ share ideas to evaluate at the start of 2020

Lee Wilds 2019 share tips shrugged off the UK market torpor; how will his choices for 2020 fare?

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