Richard Beddard

Richard is companies editor of Interactive Investor and a columnist at Money Observer magazine. A keen private investor through his Self Invested Personal Pension, he manages two virtual portfolios. The Share Sleuth portfolio is a hand-picked collection of mostly small-cap value shares, while the Nifty Thrifty is a mechanical portfolio designed to pick large, successful companies at cheap prices.

What's really going on at Finsbury Food?

What's really going on at Finsbury Food?

Analyst Richard Beddard is preparing to throw questions rather than bread rolls at the baker's AGM next week. Here's what he thinks of the shares now.

Is superstar Tristel unbeatable?

Is superstar Tristel unbeatable?

It's dominated one market, could dominate others, is debt free, highly profitable, growing, and has competitive advantages, but analyst Richard Beddard is getting cold feet.

Ovid's shares for the future

Ovid's shares for the future

Speculators focus on extremes, leaving good firms at reasonable prices in the middle - unloved and undervalued. Here's why Richard Beddard's stocks are 'safest in the middle course'.

Should investors avoid shares on the acquisition trail?

Should investors avoid shares on the acquisition trail?

Growth through acquisition is always risky, and XP's purchase of Comdel is no exception to that rule. Richard Beddard sheds light on a portfolio favourite.

Why Colefax will be sticking in this portfolio

Why Colefax will be sticking in this portfolio

If the pound doesn't surge, profits at Colefax should improve, believes analyst Richard Beddard. But why does he liken them to a pair of shorts?

Could Alumasc shares be a bargain?

Could Alumasc shares be a bargain?

Companies analyst Richard Beddard gives us his view on this good business which is expected to do well over the very long-term.

Here's who should buy Solid State shares

Here's who should buy Solid State shares

He's been a big fan of Solid State, but what does companies analyst Richard Beddard think about this AIM star now?

What makes Ricardo special

What makes Ricardo special

Ricardo is a great company, but there are some concerns. Here's what companies analyst Richard Beddard thinks of this supplier to Aston Martin and Bugatti.

Keep holding these shares for the future

Keep holding these shares for the future

Despite some problems, there's no reason to ditch these two stocks yet, argues companies analyst Richard Beddard. He's holding because of what they might still achieve in the future.

Cohort is a 'good investment'

Cohort is a 'good investment'

It's a complicated business and a habit of naming its subsidiaries with three-letter acronyms is annoying. But analyst Richard Beddard is in forgiving mood and a big fan of this AIM company.

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