Author Archives for Richard Hunter

2019 Articles

High-yielding Aviva rewards investor patience
High-yielding Aviva rewards investor patience
Aviva is rewarding investors who stayed the course while the insurer streamlined its operations. Having previously gone through a streamlining [...]
August 7, 2019
Why the RBS dividend joy is short-lived
Why the RBS dividend joy is short-lived
While there’s much to like in the Royal Bank of Scotland interims, it’s still far from plain sailing. After years [...]
August 2, 2019
High-yielding BP shares chased higher after results
High-yielding BP shares chased higher after results
It’s a great income stock, and these numbers justify investor interest, writes our head of markets. BP’s (LSE:BP.) strategy is a [...]
July 30, 2019
Vodafone rockets 8% amid IPO excitement
Vodafone rockets 8% amid IPO excitement
It’s been a long time coming, but Vodafone has a market-friendly strategy to underpin a recovery.   The spin-off of [...]
July 29, 2019
Burberry shares at 10-month high and challenging records
Burberry shares at 10-month high and challenging records
After a stunning six-week rally, our head of markets explains why investors are still piling in today.  If the market [...]
July 17, 2019
Barratt Developments: A cheap income play too good to miss?
Barratt Developments: A cheap income play too good to miss?
There’s lots to like about housebuilders, but all may not be what it seems, writes our head of markets. Until [...]
July 15, 2019
Why Ocado shares have been chased sharply higher
Why Ocado shares have been chased sharply higher
A costly warehouse fire hasn’t dented enthusiasm for the shares. Our head of markets explains.   Ocado (LSE:OCDO) transformation from online [...]
July 9, 2019
High-yielding Greene King shrugs off weather warning
High-yielding Greene King shrugs off weather warning
Bad weather is bad news, but the dividend is attractive and Greene King typically excels in winter. On balance, Greene King [...]
July 4, 2019
Podcast: Why invest in AIM shares?
Podcast: Why invest in AIM shares?
AIM is 24 years-old! To celebrate, our head of equity strategy Lee Wild and head of markets Richard Hunter discuss [...]
June 27, 2019
Whitbread shares: Waiting for strategy to bear fruit
Whitbread shares: Waiting for strategy to bear fruit
It’s not easy being a hotelier in this market, but Whitbread shares are holding their own for now. Despite having [...]
June 24, 2019
Podcast: Funds, dividends and investing basics
Podcast: Funds, dividends and investing basics
interactive investor experts Moira O’Neill, Lee Wild and Richard Hunter kick off ii’s inaugural podcast by focusing on funds and [...]
June 21, 2019
Tesco shares: Reasons to be cheerful
Tesco shares: Reasons to be cheerful
Early selling following this Q1 update attracted bargain hunters. Our head of markets explains why. Tesco (LSE:TSCO) recovery from the dark [...]
June 18, 2019
Dividend star British American Tobacco gets cheaper
Dividend star British American Tobacco gets cheaper
The well covered payout is an invite to income seekers, but the shares are falling after this update.  This relatively [...]
June 13, 2019
Auto Trader bullish on growth prospects
Auto Trader bullish on growth prospects
Amid fears of a slowdown in UK car sales, our head of markets talks us through the big numbers. This [...]
June 10, 2019