Woodford on: Lloyds, Barclays, RBS, Astra and Glaxo

Neil Woodford reveals he's recently bought stakes in Barclays and RBS and speaks about his holdings in Lloyds and AstraZeneca, plus why he dumped GlaxoSmithKline

David Brenchley 10 November, 2017 | 2:46PM

Neil Woodford has recently bought stakes in RBS and Barclays.

It’s no secret that Neil Woodford has had a “disappointing” year so far. He’s admitted as much himself. His trio of fund offerings have underperformed both their benchmarks and sector averages.

The star fund manager has taken big hits on what were some of his highest conviction ideas. His stake in Provident Financial (PFG) has plummeted 70% in less than five months. His holding in the AA (AA.) has slumped 40% year-to-date.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
AA PLC17.00 GBP0.00
AstraZeneca PLC7,216.00 GBP0.00
Barclays PLC94.11 GBP0.00
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,514.60 GBP0.00
HSBC Holdings PLC454.25 GBP0.00
LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Acc15.00 GBP-0.27
LF Woodford Income Focus A Sterling Acc49.29 GBP-0.30
Lloyds Banking Group PLC28.91 GBP0.00
Provident Financial PLC171.90 GBP0.00
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC104.45 GBP0.00
Woodford Patient Capital Trust21.55 GBP0.35

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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