Our top picks of the year continue to outperform
The average performance for our 10 stocks is much better than the return from the FTSE All-Share
OUR TOP PICKS for the year continue to outperform the wider market as we enter the final quarter of 2017. Our portfolio is up by 10.7% on average versus 7% gain from the FTSE All-Share.
We have taken profit on two of the best performers – oil company Ithaca Energy (which was taken over earlier this year) and software firm Ideagen (IDEA:AIM).
Among the rest, high end chocolate retailer Hotel Chocolat (CHOC:AIM) recently announced its maiden dividend off the back of better than expected full year results
Support services firm Serco (SRP), whose share price has struggled this year, was recently subject to positive broker comment from Shore Capital which noted ‘green shoots’ of recovery were starting to emerge for the business. (TS)