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
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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
Artemis Income R Acc4.72 GBP-0.75Rating
ASI UK High Income Equity R Inc71.75 GBP-1.18Rating
AstraZeneca PLC8,383.00 GBP0.00Rating
Aviva PLC420.00 GBP0.00Rating
BlackRock UK Income A Acc1,729.10 GBP-0.74Rating
BP PLC324.05 GBP0.00Rating
British American Tobacco PLC2,846.50 GBP0.00Rating
BT Group PLC205.60 GBP0.00Rating
Fidelity MoneyBuilder Dividend230.01 GBP-0.56Rating
Franklin UK Equity Income A Acc2.12 GBP-0.64Rating
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,435.40 GBP0.00Rating
HSBC Holdings PLC439.40 GBP0.00Rating
Imperial Brands PLC1,600.00 GBP0.00Rating
JOHCM UK Equity Income A GBP Acc3.99 GBP-1.63Rating
Jupiter Income Trust L Inc491.86 GBP-1.45Rating
LF Equity Income C Sterling Acc3.45 GBP0.00
Liontrust Macro Equity Income R Inc  
Merian UK Equity Income L GBP Acc34.70 GBP-1.21Rating
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,418.40 GBP0.00Rating
Royal London UK Equity Income A737.21 GBP-0.39Rating
Schroder UK Alpha Income C Acc2.31 GBP-0.60Rating
Threadneedle UK Eq Inc Rtl Acc GBP1.53 GBP-0.54Rating
Vodafone Group PLC127.68 GBP0.00Rating

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Karen Kwok

Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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