Fund of the week: Should you follow Woodford?

Neil Woodford
Neil Woodford's fund holds a few surprises

Star fund manager Neil Woodford has revealed all 61 stocks in his new CF Woodford Equity Income Fund. Many are long-term Woodford favourites, but there are a few surprises too (you can see the full top ten below).

The fund is similar to the two income funds Woodford ran at Invesco Perpetual. As before, he is investing heavily in pharmaceutical and tobacco stocks. He likes these because they deliver reliable, growing cash flows.

The one surprise in the ‘top ten’ is Imperial Innovations, which  commercialises [...]

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