10 Most Popular Stocks on Morningstar

Which equities are Morningstar readers researching? We reveal the top 10 stocks as voted for by you - and what their investment prospects are for 2016

Karen Kwok 5 January, 2016 | 4:56PM
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Investors favoured banking, supermarket and mining stocks last month, according to Morningstar Data.

Banks Top the Charts for Equity Investors

Lloyds Bank (LLOY) remains on top as the most popular stock on Morningstar.co.uk last month. The stock is currently rated as undervalued by Morningstar analysts.  The bank has retrieved itself gradually after its ill-considered acquisition of HBOS in 2008, according to Morningstar analyst Erin Davis. The U.K. government, which remains the bank’s biggest shareholder, has begun selling its stake in Lloyds. In 2014 the management announced plans for a nominal dividend, its first since 2008. Management also hinted that it eventually plans to return up to 70% of earnings through dividends. 

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Barclays PLC180.70 GBX1.40Rating
BHP Group PLC2,222.50 GBX-1.29Rating
BP PLC313.65 GBX1.70Rating
Glencore PLC324.60 GBX0.06Rating
Lloyds Banking Group PLC48.25 GBX2.65Rating
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets PLC183.70 GBX0.60Rating
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,362.80 GBX2.84Rating
Sainsbury (J) PLC259.00 GBX-0.08Rating
Tesco PLC230.95 GBX1.56Rating

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Karen Kwok

Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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