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The demise of growth stocks

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
The demise of growth stocks

Where have all the growth stocks gone? There are now only two stocks in the FTSE 100 that pay no dividends, traditionally a sign of growth stocks: Ocado and M&G. And many of those on low dividends are mature companies such as ABF, Rentokil, Diageo or Compass rather than young growth stocks. This tells us that investors are more willing to pay high prices for safe, established companies than they are for growth.

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