Investor Views: “I’ve Lost Money Investing in my Company Share Scheme”

Novice investor Matt Spence says his first foray into the stock market has failed to net a decent return

Emma Simon 25 January, 2018 | 11:52AM
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Matt Spence describes himself as an “accidental landlord”. When he met his wife Lucy, he was already on the property ladder – as was she.

The share price of Dixons Carphone has been in a slow decline

But unlike his wife, who had made a profit on her property, Spence bought in 2007, just before the global financial crisis and so his home had fallen in value.

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Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Dixons Carphone PLC129.20 GBX0.39

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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