Top Managers' Favourite Small-Cap Stocks

These five UK small-cap stocks have all caught the attention of our highest-rated fund managers

Emma Wall 20 February, 2014 | 9:14AM
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We took the four highest-rated UK small-cap funds – Aberforth UK Small Companies, Artemis UK Smaller Companies, Old Mutual Smaller Companies and Standard Life UK Smaller Companies – and using the Morningstar X-Ray tool examined their underlying holdings.

Each of these funds has been awarded a Gold Rating by Morningstar analysts, meaning they are expected to outperform their peers and their benchmark in the future. Their underlying holdings are diverse – but these names cropped up more than once meaning the professionals have conviction in their potential. Remember small companies should only make up a small part of your portfolio and can be volatile.

Telecom plus (TEP)

Telecom plus PLC is engaged in the supply of fixed telephony, mobile telephony, gas, electricity and internet services to residential and small business customers in the UK.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Abcam PLC1,645.00 GBP0.00
Aberforth UK Small Companies Acc31,883.00 GBP0.03Rating
Artemis UK Smaller Companies R Acc19.97 GBP-0.40Rating
ASI UK Smaller Companies R Acc1,150.00 GBP0.00Rating
AVEVA Group PLC3,640.00 GBP0.00
Jupiter UK Smaller Companies L GBP Acc6.88 GBP-0.04Rating
Mears Group PLC202.00 GBP0.00
Telecom Plus PLC1,260.00 GBP0.00
XP Power Ltd5,250.00 GBP0.00

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar