LGIM: 4 UK Stock Picks for Growth

Gavin Launder, manager of the L&G UK Growth Trust, picks out four under-the-radar UK growth names he's backing to deliver over the long term

David Brenchley 31 July, 2018 | 9:36AM

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Growth stocks may have outperformed value in the past 10 years but there’s still a proliferation of offerings out there. Among the funds looking for long-term gains is the £213 million L&G Growth Trust, which likes to invest in the larger end of the UK stock market, prefering companies worth £1.8 billion or more.

But it can still dip its toe into the Alternative Investment Market, with the likes of ASOS (ASC) and Boohoo (BOO), capitalised at £5 billion and £2 billion respectively, in the portfolio, though no room for the £4 billion run-away success FeverTree Drinks (FEVR).

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
ASOS PLC2,820.00 GBP0.00
AVEVA Group PLC3,997.00 GBP0.00
BBA Aviation PLC213.20 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC359.30 GBP0.00
British American Tobacco PLC3,142.50 GBP0.00
Burberry Group PLC1,420.00 GBP0.00
DCC PLC6,694.00 GBP0.00
easyJet PLC557.40 GBP0.00
Fevertree Drinks PLC1,814.50 GBP0.00
GVC Holdings PLC789.00 GBP0.00
Just Eat PLC  
L&G Growth I Acc112.21 GBP-0.79
L&G UK Special Situations I Acc83.58 GBP-0.77
MGM Resorts International15.90 USD0.00
Playtech PLC246.30 GBP0.00
Ryanair Holdings PLC10.64 EUR0.00
Sophos Group PLC  
Vivo Energy PLC73.00 GBP0.00
Weir Group PLC951.20 GBP0.00
Wizz Air Holdings PLC2,998.00 GBP0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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