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.

This company is in an arms race it could win

This company is in an arms race it could win

This firm is pumping lots of cash into the business and its shares don't look expensive. Will companies analyst Richard Beddard invest?

A straightforward money making machine

A straightforward money making machine

After another enlightening AGM at this firm's Mayfair HQ, companies analyst Richard Beddard thinks the shares are a 'pretty safe investment'.

Five shares for the watchlist

Five shares for the watchlist

Companies analyst Richard Beddard trawls through annual corporate results to profile the most interesting firms going. Here's his latest pick of the shares to watch or add.

Share Sleuth: How to make sense of accounting headaches

Share Sleuth: How to make sense of accounting headaches

Investors should be able to read company accounts like a book, but it's easier said than done. Companies analyst Richard Beddard shares his favoured rules of thumb.

When to keep expensive shares

When to keep expensive shares practical investing strategy Renishaw tech

This £2bn company designs and builds revolutionary technology. It trades on nosebleed multiples, but analyst Richard Beddard still buys the story.

Is this AIM share too hot to handle?

Is this AIM share too hot to handle?

While Next's half-year results confirm its investment credentials, one AIM share is proving too unpredictable for analyst Richard Beddard's Decision Engine.

Big incentive for 75% share price gain

Big incentive for 75% share price gain

Total Shareholder Return is up 14,000% over 20 years, but directors at this firm have a huge incentive to do more, argues Richard Beddard.

There's big news at this entertaining AGM

There's big news at this entertaining AGM

This company is financially complex, but also profitable, growing, and cash generative. Analyst Richard Beddard recounts this eventful AGM and an enticing valuation.

This bonus scheme makes the blood boil

This bonus scheme makes the blood boil LTIP director bonus share options

Companies analyst Richard Beddard's blood is boiling on news of an uncharacteristic long-term incentive plan at this family-owned firm. But will he protest?

A new top stock

A new top stock Decision Engine algorithm investing rank scores company analysis

Competition is fierce, but a new algorithm and meeting criteria for long-term investment means companies analyst Richard Beddard has a new favourite share.

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