Transaction in Own Shares
Transaction in own shares
Ferguson plc (the "Company") announces that on 5 December 2019 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its $500 million share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 11 June 2019.
Description of shares: Ferguson plc - ordinary shares of 10 pence
Number of shares repurchased: 90,000
Date of transaction: 5 December 2019
Average price paid per share: £66.310845
Lowest price paid per share: £65.940000
Highest price paid per share: £66.660000
Broker: J.P. Morgan Securities plc
The Company intends to hold these Shares in Treasury.
Including shares which have been purchased but not yet settled, the Company holds 5,823,472 Shares in Treasury.
Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 226,347,710.
The figure of 226,347,710 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), detailed information about the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.
For further information, please contact:
Mike Powell, Chief Financial Officer
+44 (0)118 927 3800
Mark Fearon, Director of Communications and Investor Relations
+44 (0)118 927 3800
+44(0) 7711 875070
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