Best Performing FTSE 100 Stocks of 2017

While the FTSE 100 has lagged most major indices this year, almost 70% of its constituents have seen their share price rise

David Brenchley 19 December, 2017 | 10:48AM

Three housebuilders, including Persimmon, are amongst the 10 best-performing FTSE 100 stocks of 2017

Housebuilders and airline stocks have made solid gains this year, but the FTSE 100 company leading the way in 2017 was UAE-focused healthcare provider NMC Health (NMC), according to data from Morningstar Direct.

Investors focused on the UK’s blue-chip index have had a quieter year than some, with gains of around 5% year to date. That modest performance can be attributed to a recovery in the pound after a heavy depreciation in the second half of last year.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Babcock International Group PLC279.00 GBX-1.45
Barratt Developments PLC500.00 GBX-3.88
Berkeley Group Holdings (The) PLC4,388.00 GBX-1.50
BT Group PLC103.60 GBX-1.52
Centrica PLC47.17 GBX-1.71
ConvaTec Group PLC199.50 GBX-1.63
easyJet PLC591.00 GBX0.65
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,550.00 GBX-1.47
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC1,825.00 GBX-1.30
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA186.10 GBX-3.97
Intertek Group PLC5,644.00 GBX0.53
ITV PLC63.30 GBX3.94
Mediclinic International PLC266.40 GBX-2.63
Merlin Entertainments PLC  
NMC Health PLC  
Persimmon PLC2,364.00 GBX-3.75
Scottish Mortgage Ord903.00 GBX-0.06
Taylor Wimpey PLC118.35 GBX-4.32
Worldpay Inc Class A  
WPP PLC610.00 GBX-0.36

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