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Investors are right to favour Taylor Wimpey's rivals

The shares have generated lower gains than peers since the March equity market crash
Investors are right to favour Taylor Wimpey's rivals

Investors in the UK’s housebuilder shares were given a boost to their confidence last week when a trio of the sector’s major players released figures that showed the impact of the stamp duty break and help-to-buy schemes. Government support measures have turbo-charged the recovery in housebuilder shares since the first national lockdown.

Yet investors have been less enthused by Taylor Wimpey (TW.). Shares in the sector’s third-largest constituent by market capitalisation may have recovered just over a third of their value since 23 March, but that is below the gains made by its four publicly-listed peers. 

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