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 PLC3,899.00 GBP0.00
AVEVA Group PLC4,364.00 GBP0.00
BBA Aviation PLC248.20 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC275.00 GBP0.00
British American Tobacco PLC2,548.50 GBP0.00
Burberry Group PLC1,324.00 GBP0.00
DCC PLC7,020.00 GBP0.00
easyJet PLC587.20 GBP0.00
Fevertree Drinks PLC2,278.00 GBP0.00
GVC Holdings PLC703.80 GBP0.00
Just Eat PLC  
L&G Growth I Acc129.84 GBP1.75
L&G UK Special Situations I Acc90.36 GBP1.77
MGM Resorts International16.72 USD0.00
Playtech PLC337.20 GBP0.00
Ryanair Holdings PLC11.56 EUR0.00
Sophos Group PLC  
Vivo Energy PLC76.20 GBP0.00
Weir Group PLC1,258.00 GBP0.00
Wizz Air Holdings PLC3,328.00 GBP0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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