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WH Smith PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 0815R
WH Smith PLC
24 October 2019
 

Date 24 October 2019

WH Smith PLC

The notification set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Sale of 8,153 shares BY CARL COWLING to cover tax and NI following the exercise of 17,346 shares under the WH Smith LTIP.  CARL COWLING WILL RETAIN THE BALANCE OF 9,193 SHARES.

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

 

Carl Cowling

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

 

CEO, Designate

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

Name

WH Smith PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary shares of 226/67 pence

 

 

ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale of 8,153 shares to cover tax and NI following the exercise of 17,346 shares under the WH Smith LTIP (2016 Award)

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

£22.7208

8,153

 

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

-      Aggregated volume

 

-      Price

n/a (single transaction)

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2019-10-22

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

Sale of 13,147 shares BY ROBERT MOORHEAD to cover tax and NI following the exercise of 27,973 shares under the WH Smith LTIP.  ROBERT MOORHEAD WILL RETAIN THE BALANCE OF 14,826 SHARES.

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

 

Robert Moorhead

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

 

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

Name

WH Smith PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary shares of 226/67 pence

 

 

ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale of 13,147 shares to cover tax and NI following the exercise of 27,973 shares under the WH Smith LTIP (2016 Award)

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

£22.7208

13,147

 

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

-      Aggregated volume

 

-      Price

n/a (single transaction)

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2019-10-22

f)

Place of the transaction

 

Outside a trading venue

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

 

Ian Houghton

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

 

Company Secretary/Legal Director

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

Name

WH Smith PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary shares of 226/67 pence

 

 

ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale of 13,422 shares following the exercise of 13,422 shares under the WH Smith LTIP (2016 Award)

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

£22.7208

13,422

 

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

-      Aggregated volume

 

-      Price

n/a (single transaction)

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2019-10-22

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

 

Graham Miller

2

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

 

Finance Director Travel

b)

Initial notification/Amendment

 

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

Name

WH Smith PLC

 

b)

LEI

 

2138001KJNGUJ34G7X91

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary shares of 226/67 pence

 

 

ISIN: GB00B2PDGW16

b)

Nature of the transaction

 

Sale of 8,271 shares following the exercise of 8,271 shares under the WH Smith LTIP (2016 Award)

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

£22.7208

8,271

 

 

 

d)

Aggregated information

 

-      Aggregated volume

 

-      Price

n/a (single transaction)

e)

Date of the transaction

 

2019-10-22

f)

Place of the transaction

 

London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)

 

 

 


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