Top Stock Picks for UK Income Seekers

If you're looking to boost your portfolio's income, try taking a leaf from the books of the top UK equity income fund managers

Holly Cook 22 February, 2013 | 6:00PM

This article is part of Morningstar.co.uk's Equity Investing Week.

Morningstar is a big exponent of the benefit of putting your eggs in many baskets by investing in funds, but we also recognise that many investors prefer to avoid management fees and seek to add alpha themselves. Just because you do your own stock picking doesn't mean you can't also tap into the knowledge and experience of the fund industry's leading players. And we've done exactly that.

Of the 700+ open-end funds available for sale in the UK and rated by Morningstar Analysts, there are just three UK equity income funds* available to non-institutional investors that have earned Morningstar Analysts' top accolade of a Gold rating.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
AstraZeneca PLC8,550.00 GBX-2.48
BAE Systems PLC513.20 GBX4.29
BP PLC299.25 GBX6.48
British American Tobacco PLC2,550.00 GBX1.05
BT Group PLC106.10 GBX8.24
Centrica PLC48.84 GBX-1.33
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,573.00 GBX-0.78
HSBC Holdings PLC336.70 GBX1.34
Imperial Brands PLC1,280.00 GBX0.59
Legal & General Group PLC220.10 GBX-0.09
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC7,804.00 GBX-1.29
RELX PLC1,633.50 GBX-2.07
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert.321.10 CHF-1.02
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC245.30 GBX6.47
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,141.40 GBX3.69
Vodafone Group PLC117.78 GBX0.65

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Holly Cook

Holly Cook  is Manager, Morningstar EMEA Websites

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