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 PLC1,195.00 GBP0.00
AVEVA Group PLC3,494.00 GBP0.00
BBA Aviation PLC165.00 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC190.80 GBP0.00
British American Tobacco PLC2,759.00 GBP0.00
Burberry Group PLC1,324.50 GBP0.00
DCC PLC5,100.00 GBP0.00
easyJet PLC571.00 GBP0.00
Fevertree Drinks PLC1,212.00 GBP0.00
GVC Holdings PLC561.00 GBP0.00
Just Eat PLC  
L&G Growth I Acc94.52 GBP3.99
L&G UK Special Situations I Acc82.30 GBP2.31
MGM Resorts International11.80 USD0.00
Playtech PLC169.70 GBP0.00
Ryanair Holdings PLC9.21 EUR0.00
Sophos Group PLC  
Vivo Energy PLC67.50 GBP0.00
Weir Group PLC721.00 GBP0.00
Wizz Air Holdings PLC2,307.00 GBP0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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