Mid-Cap Stocks UK Fund Managers Are Buying

Retail investors are beginning to re-enter the UK stock market at the mid-cap level and fund managers are equally positive on FTSE 250 stocks. Here are a handful of favoured names

David Brenchley 11 April, 2019 | 2:52PM
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High street, retailers, UK stocks, Brexit, FTSE 250, Pets At Home, Britvic, PZ Cussons, consumer staples

It’s no secret that the UK has been an out-of-favour market for many investors, particularly global ones, since the country’s referendum on leaving the European Union. It’s also no secret that, within that, domestic names have done much worse than those overseas earners.

Indeed, between June 24, 2016 and December 31, 2018, the blue-chip FTSE 100 index, which is largely made up of the latter, had returned 17%. In contrast, the more domestically focused FTSE 250 is up just 4.5%.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Britvic PLC889.00 GBP0.00
Henderson High Income Ord167.00 GBP0.00Rating
Pets at Home Group PLC490.60 GBP0.00
PZ Cussons PLC222.00 GBP0.00
Schroder Income Growth Ord303.52 GBP0.84Rating
TB Wise Multi-Asset Growth B Acc461.59 GBP0.15Rating
TI Fluid Systems PLC264.00 GBP0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk