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
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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
AstraZeneca PLC8,710.00 GBP0.00Rating
Barclays PLC175.02 GBP0.00Rating
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,419.00 GBP0.00Rating
HSBC Holdings PLC359.75 GBP0.00Rating
LF ASI Income Focus A Sterling Acc69.57 GBP1.09Rating
LF Equity Income C Sterling Acc3.45 GBP0.00
Lloyds Banking Group PLC43.78 GBX3.07Rating
NatWest Group PLC206.10 GBP-0.34Rating
Provident Financial PLC321.41 GBP-0.49
Schroder UK Public Private Trust Ord31.90 GBP-0.92Rating

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