5 Top Stock Picks of Value Fund Managers

Banks and oil majors are currently favoured by the professional value investors. Will value investing bounce back as monetary policy tightens?

David Brenchley 15 February, 2018 | 11:08AM
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2017 was supposed to be the year value investing came back to the fore, after years of painful underperformance versus growth stocks. That held, but only for a very short amount of time.

Market dynamics did change, but not for the better from a value investor’s perspective. As John Bennett, manager of the Morningstar Bronze Rated Henderson European Focus Trust (HEFT), explains: “We’ve gone from a growth beating value market to an all-out momentum market.”

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Artemis UK Special Situations I Acc8.03 GBP-0.77Rating
BP PLC289.20 GBP0.00Rating
Fidelity Special Situations W Acc4,018.12 GBP-0.54Rating
Gresham House Strategic Ord1,585.00 GBP0.00Rating
Henderson European Focus Trust Ord1,620.06 GBP0.63Rating
HSBC Holdings PLC397.45 GBP0.00Rating
Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc260.76 GBP-0.91Rating
Lloyds Banking Group PLC45.64 GBP0.00Rating
M&G Recovery GBP I Acc329.87 GBP-0.75Rating
NatWest Group PLC202.40 GBP0.00Rating
Ninety One UK Special Situations I Acc215.13 GBP-1.04Rating
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,419.80 GBP0.00Rating
Schroder Recovery Z Acc1.19 GBP-0.75Rating

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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