Woodford, Train and Smith Hit by FTSE Failures

We round up the five worst-performing FTSE 100 stocks in the first three months of 2018 and the fund managers that own them

David Brenchley 18 April, 2018 | 7:37AM

Imperial Brands cigarettes, FTSE 100 stocks, share prices, Sage, Micro Focus, Barratt Developments

Over the past couple of years, the UK stock market has seen many of its constituents running into trouble. While many of the problems seem to have been contained in the retail sector – with consumers choosing to forego discretionary spending on larger, luxury items – other areas have not been immune.

While volatility was low in 2017, the market was still not slow to punish firms that warned on profits or the outlook, or generally disappointed relative to expectations. As a result, we’ve seen plenty of heavy falls.

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David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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