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.

Seven good long-term investments

Seven good long-term investments

After overhauling the first ten companies in his Decision Engine, companies analyst Richard Beddard reveals the shares who scored highest.

Three easy tricks to make you a better investor in 2017 and beyond

Three easy tricks to make you a better investor in 2017 and beyond

Companies analyst Richard Beddard unveils an easy New Year's resolution every investor looking for a more profitable year ahead should get behind.

Six share tips for value investors in 2017

Six share tips for value investors in 2017

With value and profitability in mind as ever, companies analyst Richard Beddard picks out six shares with the strength to deliver returns for growth and income investors alike.

Beddard's book review for smart investors

Beddard's book review for smart investors

On the perhaps rash assumption readers have time for reflection this holiday, Richard Beddard has put together a short reading list with one objective: To make you a value investor.

How the Share Sleuth portfolio almost tripled

How the Share Sleuth portfolio almost tripled

Companies analyst Richard Beddard didn't set out to make money in 2016. But he did. Here, he analyses this year's 'buys' and 'sells', and how his portfolio continues to beat the market.

A compelling story, but is this share a buy?

A compelling story, but is this share a buy?

It's best to sell businesses with cyclical pasts when everything has gone well for a while, says companies analyst Richard Beddard. But this time it's proving hard to do.

Why value investors are poised to prosper

Why value investors are poised to prosper

Value investing needs an unusual degree of resolve, but over the last two decades it's proved a highly rewarding discipline, argues Richard Beddard. Here's why now is a better time to be a value investor.

Quiet ambition justifies juicy valuation

Quiet ambition justifies juicy valuation

Companies analyst Richard Beddard cared enough about this company to drive the 160 miles to its AGM in York. Thankfully, the shares could be good value.

The curse of the growth investor

The curse of the growth investor tristel forecast accounting profits valuation

Companies analyst Richard Beddard thinks this AIM share could be a 'very good long-term investment'. But using a simple model to tackle the valuation question causes a headache.

Share Sleuth: Why cash flow is better than profits

Share Sleuth: Why cash flow is better than profits

In the second of his five research-backed rules for investing, companies analyst Richard Beddard explains why cash flow, not profit, is the essential measure of potential returns.

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