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

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
Rating
Britvic PLC822.00 GBP0.00
Henderson High Income Ord127.01 GBP-0.38
Pets at Home Group PLC305.20 GBP0.00
PZ Cussons PLC210.00 GBP0.00
Schroder Income Growth Ord230.00 GBP-1.71
TB Wise Multi-Asset Growth B Acc342.37 GBP0.03
TI Fluid Systems PLC137.92 GBP0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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