Which Stocks are UK Equity Income Fund Managers Buying?

Morningstar data reveals that healthcare stocks were most popular among the top rated UK equity income fund managers

Karen Kwok 11 August, 2016 | 4:26PM

Top rated UK equity income fund managers are snapping up healthcare stocks, according to data compiled by Morningstar.

Healthcare companies AstraZeneca (AZN) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and tobacco firm Imperial Brands (IMB) were among the most popular stocks invested in by the 13 highest rated UK equity income fund managers as identified by Morningstar analysts.

Using the Morningstar Portfolio X-ray tool, we found that many stock holdings overlapped among funds under the UK equity income sector.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Artemis Income R Acc3.45 GBP0.30
AstraZeneca PLC6,805.00 GBP0.00
Aviva PLC268.50 GBP0.00
BlackRock UK Income A Acc1,309.01 GBP-0.30
BP PLC305.50 GBP0.00
British American Tobacco PLC2,588.00 GBP0.00
BT Group PLC119.40 GBP0.00
Fidelity MoneyBuilder Dividend191.12 GBP-0.97
Franklin UK Equity Income A Acc1.57 GBP0.00
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,443.00 GBP0.00
HSBC Holdings PLC466.55 GBP0.00
Imperial Brands PLC1,322.60 GBP0.00
JOHCM UK Equity Income A GBP Acc2.59 GBP-0.80
Jupiter Income Trust368.29 GBP-0.81
LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Acc12.19 GBP-19.14
Liontrust Macro Equity Income R Inc130.61 GBP-0.55
Merian UK Equity Income A GBP Acc22.63 GBP-1.08
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,230.60 GBP0.00
Royal London UK Equity Income A549.12 GBP-0.66
Schroder UK Alpha Income C Acc160.41 GBP-0.92
SLI UK Equity High Income Ret Inc52.45 GBP-1.08
Threadneedle UK Eq Inc Rtl Acc GBP1.09 GBP-0.27
Vodafone Group PLC116.08 GBP0.00

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Karen Kwok

Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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