by Sarah Turner One of the country’s best known brands and some stars of the global tech world where named as top stock picks on Tuesday, as some of the country’s top investors came together at the Future Generation Investment Forum in Sydney.Catriona Burns, fund manager at Wilson Asset Management, kicked things off by telling the audience that Sensata Technologies, a US-listed manufacturer of sensors notably for the automotive industry, was her top stock pick.The US-listed firm was spun out from Texas Instruments in 2006 and merged with Honeywell’s sensors business in the US in 2010.”In terms of what we look for in a business – that’s strong management teams, favourable industry dynamics, strong earnings potential and a compelling valuation – Sensata really ticks all those boxes for us,” she said. Meanwhile, Philip King at Regal Funds Management named his top stock pick as Qantas. Advertisement “The cheapest stock in the ASX 100,” was how he described the company to the forum. “It trades on a PE of around nine times yet earnings and revenue are both growing strongly. It has one of the best brand names in Australia,” he said.”Most people think of Qantas as an international airline, but… Read full this story
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