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 PLC4,943.00 GBP0.00Rating
AVEVA Group PLC3,348.00 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC317.50 GBP0.00
British American Tobacco PLC2,838.50 GBP0.00Rating
Burberry Group PLC2,191.00 GBP0.00Rating
DCC PLC6,178.00 GBP0.00
easyJet PLC1,095.00 GBP0.00Rating
Entain PLC1,659.50 GBP0.00
Fevertree Drinks PLC2,540.00 GBP0.00
L&G Growth I Acc154.50 GBP0.26Rating
L&G UK Special Situations I Acc120.71 GBP1.01Rating
MGM Resorts International39.92 USD0.00Rating
Playtech PLC494.80 GBP0.00
Ryanair Holdings PLC17.50 EUR0.00Rating
Signature Aviation PLC400.40 GBP0.00
Vivo Energy PLC105.80 GBP0.00
Weir Group PLC1,929.00 GBP0.00
Wizz Air Holdings PLC5,038.00 GBP0.00Rating

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David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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