10th Jan '17


Real Name: Tim du Toit

Occupation: Analyst, Blogger, Market Professional, Newsletter Writer

Interests: Stocks

Location: Hamburg

Twitter: Tim_du_Toit

About Me:

Tim du Toit is editor and founder of On his website he reveals what more than 20 years of equity investment have taught him – sometimes at considerable cost.

To discover how you can avoid costly mistakes and enjoy greater profits, sign up for his free newsletter at

Investment Strategy
I trade... a few times per year
I tend to buy... according to my system
I hold for... years
Diversification is ... essential to reduce risk
More than 30 years of research led me to develop my own investment approach that is quantitatively value investing based.


If you’ve been disturbed, disillusioned, disappointed, dismayed or even downright disgusted by the quality of advice – and results - you’ve been getting you want to consider my newsletter. Let me say right up front that no: I’m not a big name. Nor do I have some unique strategy you should follow. Just three boring, old fashioned approaches.1.  Looking in places many don’t look – and so finding profit opportunities they miss2.  24 years’ deep, concentrated study of the difference between profit and loss in investment.3. Simple, easy to carry out suggestions - that take less than 5 minutes to understand and follow: I give clear instructions on what to do.

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Tel: +49 40 2261 1607

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Tim Du Toit's Latest Blogs

Here is my yearly list of the highest dividend yield companies in Europe and the UK. Each year in May, with the bulk of the previous year's financial reporting behind us, I compile a list of Europe's highest dividend yield stocks to identify attractive market sectors and possible high yield investments. Make sure you read to the end of the article where you can find…

In the article Other sources of investment ideas I mentioned Richard Beddard and his Interactive Investor blog. Richard is without question the best source of investment ideas for small UK based companies on the internet. And best of all… His ideas, portfolio and analysis is all completely free. This article is an exclusive interview with Richard Beddard where he explains his investment approach, his biggest…

Most investors do not realise, but as a private investor managing your own money, you have got an immense advantage over fund managers and professional portfolio managers due to factors you may not even be aware of. Sure it will take up some of your free time but it will probably be one of the most rewarding activities you can spend your time on. You…

Has your investment success so far has been based on luck? If so you are unlikely to be successful over the long term as at some point your luck will run out, most likely when the bull market ends. But how do you know if you have been lucky or if your investment success is based on skill? It’s easy to confuse the two. And…

Tim Du Toit's Latest Comments

@ Edward, interesting question on the contribution of turnarounds. You are right, as Joel has mentioned in numerous interviews, you sometimes have to hold your nose and buy. A good magic formula screener for the USA, UK and Europe can also be found here: (Disclosure: I write a newsletter for them so indirectly I have a vested interest) I use the screener extensively for…

RedEvo good going, my returns have not been that good but also highly satisfactory.

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