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The strategy has had a mixed month so far, with most of those highlighted seeing share price declines. Particularly noticeable was AstraZeneca, down 8.75% after the Pfizer bid was kicked into the long grass (for now, at least). This indicates an important consideration – some of those shares with a strong performance will have been bolstered by bid talk, and if the bid talk ceases the rally in the share price can rapidly evaporate.