This month’s IM trade of the month could be seen as contentious, especially because Motus, the renamed former Imperial vehicle retailing business, is revving close to a 52-week high.

Comparing Motus, with a market capitalisation of R16.7bn, against its smaller sector peer Combined Motor Holdings (CMH) — which has a market value of R1.2bn — is a bit like pitching David against Goliath. But we know how that story ended...

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