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Living Large

Large-cap companies are looking attractive again.

This story appears in the June 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Check into the UBS U.S. Large Cap Equity Fund (BPEQX), and you'll find a team of 20 analysts using a bottom-up approach when selecting stocks for its portfolio. "The analysts are split up by sectors and specialize in those sectors," says Tom Digenan, a U.S. equity strategist at UBS in Boston. "And no stock in the portfolio is in there [just] because somebody from the portfolio construction team had a good feeling that it should go in."

With research as its guide, the fund currently holds about 70 stocks in its portfolio. Two areas of interest are financial services and health care, where holdings include Citigroup, Mylan and Wells Fargo.

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