Twitter icon Email alerts icon Latest News RSS icon Magazine icon Stay connected:

View the article online at http://citywire.co.uk/wealth-manager/article/a760007

F&C’s Stanley: UK small caps are in middle of perfect storm

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 09, 2014 at 11:17

While Stanley has taken profits from some of the housebuilders, she has stuck with firms such as eighth biggest holding Galliford Try, which she said is committed to returning cash to shareholders rather than trying to grow into a major player in the sector.

She also thinks outsourcing companies could be negatively affected by next year’s general election, which typically means the government does not embark on any big projects as the parties are busy campaigning.

Over the three years to the end of May, the £121.9 million F&C UK Smaller Companies fund has returned 58.4%, compared with an average of 48.7% for its Citywire UK Equities peer group. Over five years, the fund has risen by 175.7% compared with 156.6% for the peer group.

Sign in / register to view full article on one page

leave a comment

Please sign in here or register here to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.

News sponsored by:

Sponsored Video: Bringing it all back home


As the UK coalition government strives to rebalance the national economy, so called 'reshoring' looks set to play an increasingly important role in economic recovery.

Today's top headlines

Investing for income in a changing environment


With talk on interest rates on the horizon, our latest roundtable debate covers income investing against a changing backdrop

More about this:

Look up the funds

  • F&C UK Smaller Companies 1 Acc
    Register or Sign in to receive email alerts for items in your favourites whenever we write about them

Look up the fund managers

  • Catherine Stanley
    Register or Sign in to receive email alerts for items in your favourites whenever we write about them

Archive

On the road

Click here to find out more from the Audience Development team.

Read more...

Brewin revenues fall on trail switch

by Danielle Levy on Jul 23, 2014 at 08:15

Sorry, this link is not
quite ready yet