Category: Insurance

  • Are Lloyds shares a deadly FTSE 100 value trap?

    Image source: Getty Images I’m searching for the FTSE 100’s best value stocks to buy this October. So I’m giving Lloyds Banking Group (LSE:LLOY) shares another close inspection. On paper, the banking giant offers exceptional all-round value. It trades on a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 5.8 times, well below the FTSE index average of…

  • 2 cheap shares I’d buy as the FTSE 100 falls

    Image source: Getty Images When I was a younger investor, I worried when share prices fell. Thus, when the FTSE 100 went down, so too did my mood. Down goes the FTSE 100 Since 31 July, global stock markets have lurched downwards. The Footsie initially followed suit and then rallied strongly until 20 September. It…

  • Two FTSE 250 income stocks flying under the radar

    Image source: Getty Images The FTSE 250 is usually the hunting ground of growth investors. Anyone after income stocks normally focuses on the FTSE 100, but they’d be missing a trick. Yes, companies on the FTSE 100 are larger so their capacity to pay dividends is greater. And the smaller size of the FTSE 250…

  • Rolls-Royce shares are considered undervalued, but should I buy them?

    Image source: Getty Images Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR.) shares are slightly undervalued, but there are better candidates and inherent weaknesses with the stock make me cautious as an investor. I do not believe the hype other investors are playing into. Company operations Rolls-Royce is one of the world’s best-known engineering companies. But the shares do not include…

  • 6%+ dividend yields! 3 high-yield UK shares I’d buy for a second income

    Image source: Getty Images Investing in UK shares can be a brilliant way to make a passive income. This is because the London Stock Exchange is packed with mature, financially robust companies that have excellent track records of dividend distribution. I’ve built a strong portfolio of British dividend stocks with my Stocks and Shares ISA.…

  • Should I buy Greggs shares after the Uber Eats link-up?

    Image source: Getty Images Greggs (LSE: GRG) shares slipped 2.5% to 2,416p this morning (3 October). This followed the FTSE 250 firm’s third-quarter trading update, where we learned of new shop openings and the rollout of a delivery partnership with Uber Eats. After this slight pullback, the stock is up 40% in one year and…

  • UK house prices: a once-in-a-decade second income opportunity

    Image source: Getty Images Investing in property can be a great way to earn a second income. And with house prices falling at their fastest rate in a decade, I think there’s an opportunity right now that’s too good to miss. House prices According to data from Nationwide, property prices across the UK have been…

  • An 8.7% yield but down 17%! This FTSE 100 stock looks a bargain to me

    Image source: Getty Images Legal & General (LSE: LGEN) has long been a star financial stock in the FTSE 100. Since early March, though, it has seen its share price drop. The key reason for this, I think, was market jitters surrounding the mini-banking crisis around that time. This resulted from the collapse of the…