UK Domestic Stocks to Weather Brexit Britain

UK stocks have been heavily sold off thanks to Brexit uncertainty, particularly those exposed to the domestic economy. But this throws up value opportunities

David Brenchley 17 January, 2019 | 8:45AM

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Uncertainty continues to reign over the UK economy and its investment markets, after Parliament’s widely predicted rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday.

Ever since the 2016 referendum global investors have withdrawn billions of pounds from the UK in favour of adopting a wait-and-see approach to Brexit. This has led to depressed valuations in UK stocks, leading some contrarian investors to see attractive value opportunities.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Associated British Foods PLC2,126.00 GBX-0.61
Aurora Ord213.00 GBX0.71
Aviva PLC324.10 GBX-0.83
B&M European Value Retail SA475.00 GBX1.78
Bellway PLC2,894.00 GBX0.66
Boohoo Group PLC301.90 GBX0.53
Bunzl PLC2,316.00 GBX-1.19
Compass Group PLC1,418.00 GBX1.83
Diageo PLC2,933.00 GBX0.15
Dignity PLC735.00 GBX2.51
Dunelm Group PLC1,184.00 GBX-1.91
Frasers Group PLC447.20 GBX-1.15
Greggs PLC1,738.00 GBX-0.52
Gym Group (The) PLC211.50 GBX-0.24
Impax Asset Management Group PLC582.00 GBX3.19
JD Sports Fashion PLC733.20 GBX0.22
Lloyds Banking Group PLC37.30 GBX-0.07
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets PLC183.60 GBX-0.24
Ocado Group PLC2,218.00 GBX1.14
Schroders PLC3,234.00 GBX1.79
Tesco PLC227.80 GBX0.04
Travis Perkins PLC1,295.50 GBX0.35
Unilever PLC4,586.00 GBX0.09

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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