Why Imperial Tobacco Group plc Is Neil Woodford’s Second Largest Holding

VIDEO: One Fool puts Imperial Tobacco Group plc (LON:IMT) under the spotlight.

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Many investors are squeamish about investing in cigarette manufacturers, but popular income investor Neil Woodford has no such qualms. Here’s why Woodford is happy to have Imperial Tobacco (LSE: IMT) represent nearly a 7% slice of his portfolio.

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