4 Stocks That Are Due a Fashion Revival

Two well-respected Fidelity fund managers discuss their favourite contrarian investment ideas

Fidelity International 22 February, 2013 | 6:00AM
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Morningstar's 'Perspectives' series features guest contributions from third parties such as asset managers, academics and investment professionals. The below article was written by Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

The latest trends have been on show at London Fashion Week, but it doesn’t always pay to follow the crowd; at least when it comes to investing in the stock market.

Fashionable, popular companies create considerable demand for their shares, and generally high expectations for company performance. This means that should the company encounter problems that disrupt its earnings, and the market's expectations prove incorrect, then their shares potentially have a long way to fall.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Fidelity Special Situations4,409.27 GBP0.78Rating
Fidelity UK Smaller Companies A-Acc400.20 GBP0.35Rating
Lloyds Banking Group PLC46.28 GBP0.00Rating
Mothercare PLC19.50 GBP0.00
Speedy Hire PLC64.40 GBP0.00

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