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Five great shares

Five great shares

Despite picking two of the best performing FTSE 350 stocks of 2019 (Spirent and JD Sports Fashion), the last 12 months did not represent a truly great vintage for my Great Expectations screen - although only by its own high standards. As highlighted in my recent 2019 stock screen review, this screen is the best performing of all the 40-or-so screens I run in this column that have a decent history. Its compound average annual total return in the eight years to December 2019 is a stonking 21 per cent, compared with 8.6 per cent from the FTSE 350. 

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