UK housebuilders: a concrete investment?

By Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities, Neptune

UK housebuilders have performed strongly in recent times, rising in excess of 400 per cent since the financial crisis. But, with house price growth slowing and construction workloads decreasing, do UK housebuilder stocks represent a concrete investment?

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