2 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy with £2k in this stock market crash

first_img2 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy with £2k in this stock market crash Peter Stephens owns shares of Tesco. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Tesco. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Image source: Getty Images Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img Peter Stephens | Friday, 3rd April, 2020 | More on: SVT TSCO See all posts by Peter Stephens I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Enter Your Email Address I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. The prospects for FTSE 100 stocks continue to look highly precarious. The spread of coronavirus is showing little sign of slowing in many countries. Restrictions on movement are yet to have a clear impact on case numbers.However, in the long run, the FTSE 100 is highly likely to recover from its current bear market. It has a solid track record of experiencing bull markets after bear markets, which could make now the right time to buy a range of high-quality stocks.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 stocks that could be worth buying today with £2k, or any other amount, for the long term.TescoRecent weeks have been hugely challenging for supermarkets such as Tesco (LSE: TSCO). High demand for a range of products has placed strain on its supply chain. Its shares have declined by around 14%, which is roughly half the FTSE 100’s decline over the same time period.In the near term, factors such as weak consumer confidence and economic uncertainty may weigh on its valuation. However, the company’s recent quarterly update highlighted the progress it’s making against its strategic goals.For example, Tesco outperformed the wider market in both volume and value terms. Its customer satisfaction ratings improved, while basket size in its online grocery segment continue to rise. This suggests the company is strengthening its competitive advantage over peers. That may give it a strong platform to capitalise on long-term growth within the wider retail segment.Tesco’s pivot towards the UK through the sale of its international operations could improve its efficiency. Trading on a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.9, it seems to offer good value for money at present and may deliver improving total returns in the coming years.Severn TrentAlso falling by around 14% since the start of the year are shares in Severn Trent (LSE: SVT). The utility company has offered some defensive characteristics for investors during what has been an exceptional period for the wider market. This trend may continue in the short run, which could increase the appeal of the stock among increasingly risk-averse investors.The company’s recent trading update showed it’s on track to meet its financial targets for the current year. This suggests it could offer a relatively reliable income outlook during an uncertain period for dividend investors. And, with its dividends forecast to rise by at least as much as CPIH (CPI inflation plus housing costs) over the medium term, Severn Trent could offer a generous income return in the coming years.The company’s dividend yield has risen to 4.7% following its share price fall. This suggests it offers good value for money. That means its defensive business model and resilient income prospects are likely to be viewed as attractive by an increasing number of FTSE 100 investors in the coming years.last_img read more

CAF expanding e-business

Howard Lake | 9 August 2000 | News Charities Aid Foundation are advertising for an e-business developer in the Online supplement of today’s The Guardian. The candidate will join their expanding New Media Department. CAF have already achieved considerable success with a range of sites supporting the voluntary sector, so it is encouraging to see them planning to expand in this area. CAF expanding e-business About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more