Hobson: My ISA Stock Picks

THE WEEK: Morningstar columnist Rodney Hobson considers where to invest the remaining £5,000 of this year's ISA allowance

Rodney Hobson 23 February, 2018 | 2:25PM

Tax deadline approaches ISA season stock picking

We are fast reaching the time of year when people suddenly realise they haven’t used up all, or possibly any, of this financial year’s £20,000 ISA allowance and they rush to spend it unwisely before the 5 April cut-off.

As I still had £5,000 outstanding – at least I have used three-quarters of the allowance spread throughout the past 10 months – I have been looking for opportunities but resisting the urge to invest just for the sake of it.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
HSBC Holdings PLC414.70 GBX4.41
Lloyds Banking Group PLC29.94 GBX7.99
Tristel PLC418.00 GBX-5.00
WH Smith PLC1,094.00 GBX8.32
Whitbread PLC2,569.00 GBX3.97

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Rodney Hobson

Rodney Hobson  is a columnist for Morningstar.co.uk and author of several investing books, including The Dividend Investor and How to Build a Share Portfolio.

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