Buying stock in companies that rarely make the headlines can often be a sound strategy, particularly if the shares are held in an ISA. Not only is there the possibility of the shares re-rating as the herd arrives, any resultant capital gains are automatically protected from the taxman.
With time running out to take advantage of your £20,000 allowance (the current tax year ends on 5 April), here are a couple of stocks that appear to still be flying under many investors' radars.
A strong performance in Asia this morning failed to fuel the FTSE 100, with weakness in miners holding back any positive momentum.
Gold miner Randgold Resources (RRS) retreated 1.3% to £62.20 and Fresnillo (FRES) nudged 1% lower to £13.85.
Another key faller was consumer products colossus Reckitt Benckiser (RB.). The Nurofen and Clearasil owner revealed like-for-like sales were flat in 2017 and its margins missed consensus, causing the shares to fall 5.1% to £62.31.
Dart Group said it expects profit before tax to be 'materially' ahead of current market expectations in fiscal 2018 amid continued success of its leisure travel business and a more normalised pricing environment.
The group said forward bookings in its leisure travel business for summer 2018 were 'presently satisfactory,' amid 'encouraging' performance from its two new operating bases at London Stansted and Birmingham airports.
'It is still early in the leisure travel booking cycle and we remain cautious on pricing.