FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 Quarterly Review – March 2018

After market close on 28 February 2018 FTSE Russell confirmed the following changes to the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indices. The changes will be implemented at the close Friday, 16 March 2018 and take effect from the start of trading on Monday, 19 March 2018.

FTSE 100

Joining: Royal Mail [RMG]

Leaving: Hammerson [HMSO]

FTSE 250

Joining:

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust [BGFD]
Bakkavor Group [BAKK]
Charter Court Financial Services Group [CCFS]
ContourGlobal [GLO]
Games Workshop Group [GAW]
On The Beach Group [OTB]
Pantheon International [PIN]

Leaving

AA [AA.]
Acacia Mining [ACA]
Brown (N.) Group [BWNG]
Dignity [DTY]
Hansteen Holdings [HSTN]
MITIE Group [MTO]
Vectura Group [VEC]

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Bounceback Portfolio 2018

The Bounceback Portfolio invests in the 10 worst performing FTSE 350 stocks of the previous year and holds them for the 3-month period, January-March. Since 2003, the Bounceback Portfolio has under-performed the index only twice (in 2013 and 2015).

Further information and track record on the Bounceback Portfolio can found here.

The following table lists the ten worst performing FTSE 350 stocks in 2017. These are the ten stocks that will comprise the 2018 Bounceback Portfolio.

Company TIDM 2017 Return (%)
Provident Financial PFG -68.5
Acacia Mining ACA -46.9
Dixons Carphone DC. -43.9
Centrica CNA -41.4
Petrofac Ltd PFC -41.3
Hikma Pharmaceuticals HIK -40.1
AA Ltd AA. -38.7
Saga SAGA -35.4
Inmarsat ISAT -34.7
Go-Ahead Group (The) GOG -33.6

 

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