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Colin Morton

Colin Morton

About Colin Morton

Colin Morton was born in Newcastle in 1966 and began his financial career as a trainee stockbroker with Wise Speke & Co. He joined BWD Rensburg in 1988, initially as a private client executive, before moving into fund management in 1991. He is responsible for the Rensburg UK Blue Chip Growth fund and selects stocks with good long-term growth forecasts. Morton's strategy is flexible, though, and he will take a short-term view if he believes other economic forces are at work that could boost a stock relatively quickly. He also runs the Rensburg UK Equity Income fund and does not have to look far for a role model, who comes in the shape of colleague Mark Hall.

Are you Colin Morton?

Citywire Rating: A rated

2002

  • SRated AA in Sep 2002
  • ORated AA in Oct 2002
  • NRated AA in Nov 2002
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2002

2003

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2003
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2003
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2003
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2003
  • MRated AAA in May 2003
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2003
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2003
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2003
  • SRated AA in Sep 2003
  • ORated AAA in Oct 2003
  • NRated AA in Nov 2003
  • DRated AA in Dec 2003

2004

  • JRated AA in Jan 2004
  • FRated A in Feb 2004
  • MRated A in Mar 2004
  • ARated A in Apr 2004
  • MRated A in May 2004
  • JRated A in Jun 2004
  • JNot rated in Jul 2004
  • ANot rated in Aug 2004
  • SNot rated in Sep 2004
  • ONot rated in Oct 2004
  • NNot rated in Nov 2004
  • DNot rated in Dec 2004

2005

  • JNot rated in Jan 2005
  • FNot rated in Feb 2005
  • MNot rated in Mar 2005
  • ANot rated in Apr 2005
  • MNot rated in May 2005
  • JRated A in Jun 2005
  • JNot rated in Jul 2005
  • ANot rated in Aug 2005
  • SNot rated in Sep 2005
  • ONot rated in Oct 2005
  • NNot rated in Nov 2005
  • DNot rated in Dec 2005

2006

  • JNot rated in Jan 2006
  • FNot rated in Feb 2006
  • MNot rated in Mar 2006
  • ANot rated in Apr 2006
  • MNot rated in May 2006
  • JNot rated in Jun 2006
  • JNot rated in Jul 2006
  • ANot rated in Aug 2006
  • SNot rated in Sep 2006
  • ONot rated in Oct 2006
  • NNot rated in Nov 2006
  • DNot rated in Dec 2006

2007

  • JNot rated in Jan 2007
  • FNot rated in Feb 2007
  • MNot rated in Mar 2007
  • ANot rated in Apr 2007
  • MNot rated in May 2007
  • JNot rated in Jun 2007
  • JNot rated in Jul 2007
  • ANot rated in Aug 2007
  • SNot rated in Sep 2007
  • ONot rated in Oct 2007
  • NNot rated in Nov 2007
  • DNot rated in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FNot rated in Feb 2008
  • MNot rated in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MNot rated in May 2008
  • JNot rated in Jun 2008
  • JNot rated in Jul 2008
  • ANot rated in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NNot rated in Nov 2008
  • DNot rated in Dec 2008

2009

  • JRated A in Jan 2009
  • FRated A in Feb 2009
  • MRated A in Mar 2009
  • ARated A in Apr 2009
  • MRated A in May 2009
  • JRated A in Jun 2009
  • JRated A in Jul 2009
  • ANot rated in Aug 2009
  • SNot rated in Sep 2009
  • ONot rated in Oct 2009
  • NNot rated in Nov 2009
  • DNot rated in Dec 2009

2010

  • JNot rated in Jan 2010
  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JNot rated in Jun 2010
  • JNot rated in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SNot rated in Sep 2010
  • ONot rated in Oct 2010
  • NNot rated in Nov 2010
  • DNot rated in Dec 2010

2011

  • JNot rated in Jan 2011
  • FNot rated in Feb 2011
  • MNot rated in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MNot rated in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
  • MNot rated in Mar 2012
  • ANot rated in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ORated A in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DRated A in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated A in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated AA in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated AA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated A in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014

Performance

over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014
Manager Return
23 Chris Reid 10.6%
24 David Urch 10.5%
25 Ben Russon 10.4%
25 Colin Morton 10.4%
25 Mark Hall 10.4%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.4% 1.1% 0.9% -0.7%
2013 29.6% 12.6% 1.4% 4.3% 8.9%
2012 12.5% 10.1% -5.8% 5.0% 3.5%
2011 -5.6% 0.4% 2.0% -12.2% 5.0%
2010 20.4% 4.7% -8.8% 15.3% 9.5%
2009 3.4% 3.4%

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How Franklin Templeton's Morton is playing sterling weakness

Citywire A-rated Colin Morton, manager of the Franklin Templeton UK Equity Income fund, has reaped the benefits of sterling weakness but warns it may only prove a short-term kicker.

Newton’s Russon replaces Hall on Franklin Templeton UK equity team

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Farewell Rensburg as Franklin Templeton ditches brand

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Franklin Templeton acquires Rensburg Fund Management

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