Imperial Brands(LSE: IMB) has long been the subject of takeover speculation. As big tobacco tries to grow in an ever shrinking market, consolidation is the only option, and as one of the smallest players in the tobacco space, Imperial Brands appears ...
The bond collapse has spread to so-called 'bond proxies', companies such as Imperial Brands(LSE: IMB) and British American Tobacco(LSE: BATS), which have become attractive income investments with investors as bond yields have slumped this year.
That's not a lifestyle choice of Credit Suisse but a prelude to an upgrade to Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB). The fags maker has been upgraded to “outperform” with a price target of 4,150p, up from 3,800p.
The UK stock market is in for a rough ride in the next month leading up to the EU referendum on 23 June. It's absolutely key to prepare your portfolio for the volatility expected and both possible outcomes.