Top Smaller Company Stocks for Growth Investors

Smaller companies were the winners from yesterday's Budget. Here are two AIM-listed firms and three top-rated funds to play the small-cap space

David Brenchley 23 November, 2017 | 3:07PM

Wednesday’s Budget from Chancellor Philip Hammond was kind to smaller companies, with a number of bigger names, notably the FTSE 100 and 250 housebuilders, seeing sharp falls.

The Budget should benefit small and medium-sized businesses

UK technology companies were the biggest beneficiaries, with bundles of cash earmarked for knowledge-based businesses, artificial intelligence and research & development for electric and autonomous vehicles.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BlackRock Smaller Companies Ord1,272.11 GBP-0.93
Blue Prism Group PLC1,144.00 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC387.50 GBP0.00
CVS Group PLC1,029.00 GBP0.00
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC2,890.00 GBP0.00
Fevertree Drinks PLC2,200.00 GBP0.00
Franklin UK Smaller Companies W Acc2.49 GBP-0.11
JD Sports Fashion PLC652.60 GBP0.00
Marks & Spencer Group PLC98.16 GBP0.00
Merian UK Smaller Companies A GBP Acc4.94 GBP0.26
Next PLC4,798.00 GBP0.00
NMC Health PLC  
Standard Life UK Smaller Co. Ord487.00 GBP0.00
Strix Group PLC197.00 GBP0.00
Superdry PLC143.00 GBP0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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