Make your money go further for just 25p per day

PREMIUM

Glowing returns from our Ultimate Stocks in 2019

02/01/2020 · Adobe (ADBE)  · Games Workshop Group PLC (GAW)  · Intuit (INTU)  · Microsoft (MSFT)  · Sage Group (SGE)  · Spirax-Sarco Engineering (SPX) 

ESG Financial Results UK US

Investor's Champion Ultimate Stocks logo

Our 20 stocks beat the 27% increase in the S&P 500 in 2019 and generated over twice the returns of the FTSE All Share even after accounting for the costs of buying and selling. Here is an overview of the top and bottom performers of the year.


Buying what you know or, more accurately, what you use has proven a good strategy for our Ultimate Stocks Portfolio in 2019. When we put together the portfolio at the start of the year, the idea was to fill it with companies which are equally popular with their customers and their investors. We looked for strong sales and profit growth, excellent cash flow and a decent return on capital employed. Company size, location and, to a certain extent, valuation were of lesser importance when making our selections.

On average, the share prices of the 20 stocks in the portfolio at the…

Continue reading our content…

Gain access to all our excellent content for just £90 per year, that’s just 25p per day for financial freedom.
  • Unlimited access to our market-beating portfolios
  • In-depth coverage of many of the world’s great companies
  • Unique insights from our top research team
Register FREE for access to limited content.
  • Company and markets insights
  • Sponsored content
  • Podcasts

Previous article Next article

Have your say

Log in or register to view or add comments.

For access to the top news and insights from the investment world

REGISTER FREE

Fundamental Asset Management
Buy any of our portfolios with our associates.
 

FIND OUT MORE

More on Adobe

Lessons from a rapid sell-off

10/03/2020 · Portfolio

Like the rest of the global stock market, our Ultimate Stocks took a battering on Monday.…


Glowing returns from our Ultimate Stocks in 2019

02/01/2020 · Portfolio

Our 20 stocks beat the 27% increase in the S&P 500 in 2019 and generated over…


More on Games Workshop Group PLC

Coronavirus impact: 24 March - lockdown

24/03/2020 · Company Insights

It's official (or not quite), Boris Johnson has put the UK as close to lockdown as…


Corporate governance ‘a la’ Tim Martin

12/03/2020 · Company Insights

Pointing out the communist tendencies of a board member at a company which is one of…


More on Intuit

Lessons from a rapid sell-off

10/03/2020 · Portfolio

Like the rest of the global stock market, our Ultimate Stocks took a battering on Monday.…


Glowing returns from our Ultimate Stocks in 2019

02/01/2020 · Portfolio

Our 20 stocks beat the 27% increase in the S&P 500 in 2019 and generated over…


More on Microsoft

Coronavirus impact: 25 March - are any dividends safe?

25/03/2020 · Company Insights

As more companies announce dividend cuts and draw down on further bank funding it's clear that…


Lessons from a rapid sell-off

10/03/2020 · Portfolio

Like the rest of the global stock market, our Ultimate Stocks took a battering on Monday.…


More on Sage Group

Coronavirus impact: 20 March - watch the dividends

20/03/2020 · Company Insights

It's the last day of school for most pupils around the UK at the end of…


Coronavirus impact: 18 March - part 1

18/03/2020 · Company Insights

The decision has been taken to shut schools and cancel exams, adding another burden to the…


More on Spirax-Sarco Engineering

Glowing returns from our Ultimate Stocks in 2019

02/01/2020 · Portfolio

Our 20 stocks beat the 27% increase in the S&P 500 in 2019 and generated over…


Spirax-Sarco: a curiously reliable industrial giant

01/08/2019 · Portfolio

Spirax-Sarco is one of only a handful of high quality UK companies which has managed to…


More Portfolio

SSP shakes the tin, will WH Smith be next?

25/03/2020 · SSP Group · WH Smith

Can this dividend payer provide some respite?

21/03/2020

Reliable income amid the market carnage

16/03/2020 · Mondi · Phoenix · Royal Dutch Shell · Schroders