10 Top Retirement Stocks on LSE To Buy

Highlights

  • Stocks play a vital role in retirement investing at any age.
  • The percentage and types of stocks in the overall portfolio must change as the investor approaches retirement.
  • Factors like profit, cash flow, dividend yield etc. should be considered for choosing retirement stocks.

According to financial advisors, stocks play a key role in retirement investing at any age. However, as people approach retirement age, the percentage of stocks allocated in their overall retirement portfolio as well as the types of stocks they own should change.

For young investors, it is easier to tackle financial setbacks, while the older investors have much more difficulty in dealing with the same due to lack of recovery time. Thus, a more conservative approach is considered better for older investors, who focuses more on stocks with higher profitability, stable cash flows, higher dividend yields, low-risk businesses, and so on.

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Let’s take a look at some of the UK stocks which are good for retirement investing.

Evraz plc (LON: EVR)

Evraz plc is a UK-based company with focus on steel making and mining. Its current market capitalisation is £8,431.23 million, and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Its Earnings per share is 0.58 and it has given a return of 73.54% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 0.95 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 10.4%. The previous close price of Evraz plc’s shares was GBX 570.60 as on 27 September 2021.

Diversified Energy Company PLC (LON: DEC)

Diversified Energy Company plc is an oil and gas major with its prime driiling project in the Appalachian Basin, US. Its current market capitalisation is £970.25 million and has given a return of 10.97% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 0.12 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 7.6%. The previous close price of Diversified Energy Company plc’s shares was GBX 115.60 as on 27 September 2021.

 

CMC Markets Plc (LON: CMCX)

Headquartered in London, CMC Markets Plc is a UK-based financial services company that provides services like online trading in shares and spread betting in different countries. Its current market capitalisation is £789.74 million. Its Earnings per share is 0.62, its average dividend per share stands at GBP 0.12 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 4.9%. The previous close price of CMC Markets plc’s shares was GBX 279.00 as on 27 September 2021.

 

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BHP Group PLC (LON: BHP)

Headquartered in Melbourne, BHP Group PLC is a global resources company, which produces iron ore, copper, and nickel etc. Its current market capitalisation is £39,449.28 million. Its Earnings per share is 1.57 and it has given a return of 10.25% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 2.22 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 5.0%. The previous close price of BHP Group plc’s shares was GBX 1,877.40 as on 27 September 2021.

Ferrexpo PLC (LON: FXPO)

Being the third largest exporter of iron ore pellets in the world, Ferrexpo PLC’s primarily a commodity trading and mining company. Its current market capitalisation is £1,869.47 million. Its Earnings per share is 0.69 and it has given a return of 80.24% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 0.71 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 3.5%. The previous close price of Ferrexpo plc’s shares was GBX 315.60 as on 27 September 2021.

Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO)

Headquartered in London, Rio Tinto plc is the second largest metals and mining company in the world. Its current market capitalisation of £60,279.16 million. Its Earnings per share is 6.04 and it has given a return of 1.48% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 8.48 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 5.4%. The previous close price of Rio Tinto plc’s shares was GBX 4,803.00 as on 27 September 2021.

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Imperial Brands PLC (LON: IMB)

Headquartered in Bristol, Imperial Brands PLC is a UK-based tobacco company. Its current market capitalisation is £14,612.54 million. Its Earnings per share is 1.58 and it has given a return of 10.32% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 1.41 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 8.4%. The previous close price of Imperial Brands plc’s shares was GBX 1,540.00 as on 27 September 2021.

British American Tobacco PLC (LON: BATS)

Headquartered in London, British American Tobacco PLC is a UK-based world leading cigarette manufacturing company. Its current market capitalisation is £60,991.70 million. Its Earnings per share is 2.80, its average dividend per share stands at GBP 2.17 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 5.7%. The previous close price of British American Tobacco plc’s shares was GBX 2,673.50 as on 27 September 2021.

Bodycote PLC (LON: BOY)

Headquartered in Macclesfield, Bodycote PLC is a UK-based leading global supplier of heat treatments, metal joining, and coatings services. With a current market capitalisation of £1,741.29 million, it has given a return of 55.71% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 0.20 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 2.3%. The previous close price of Bodycote PLC’s shares was GBX 900.00 as on 27 September 2021.

Spirent Communications plc (LON: SPT)

Headquartered in Crawley, Spirent Communications plc is a UK-based global telecommunications testing company. With a current market capitalisation of £1,749.58 million, its Earnings per share is 0.13 and it has given a return of 4.76% in 1 year. Its average dividend per share stands at GBP 0.05 and its 5-year average dividend yield is 2.3%. The previous close price of Spirent Communications plc’s shares was GBX 286.60 as on 27 September 2021.

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