10 Best Performing Stocks of 2014

Which companies have returned the most to investors since January? We reveal those stocks that have beaten their peers in 2014

Emma Wall 29 December, 2014 | 12:33PM
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Technology and pharmaceuticals have blazed ahead of other UK stocks this year, posting positive returns for investors where other sectors have struggled to break even. Housebuilders have also profited from the continued economic policies to help home buyers in the UK.

Using Morningstar Direct to rank the largest stocks in the UK, we reveal the best performing companies of 2014, starting with the stock whose share price has increased the most.

Dixons Carphone (DC.)

Dixons Carphone PLC is an electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company. The Company offers electrical and mobile products, supported by after sales services from the Geek Squad and Knowhow.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Ashtead Group PLC5,928.00 GBX1.89Rating
Associated British Foods PLC1,818.00 GBX0.78Rating
AstraZeneca PLC8,795.00 GBX-0.22Rating
Barratt Developments PLC689.40 GBX0.91
Dixons Carphone PLC123.50 GBX0.32
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC2,343.00 GBX-1.35
London Stock Exchange Group PLC7,908.00 GBX0.94Rating
Smith & Nephew PLC1,277.00 GBX0.24Rating
United Utilities Group PLC981.00 GBX-1.80Rating

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar