Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) - Transaction in Own Shares
RNS Number : 8491I
Vodafone Group Plc
31 July 2012
VODAFONE GROUP PLC
TRANSACTIONS IN OWN SECURITIES - Voting Rights and Capital
Vodafone Group Plc ("Vodafone") announces today that it has purchased the
following number of its ordinary shares of U.S.$0.11^3/ each on the London
Stock Exchange via Citigroup Global Markets Limited. Such purchase was
effected pursuant to irrevocable instructions issued by Vodafone on 24 July
2012, as announced by Vodafone on 24 July 2012.
Date of purchase: 30 July 2012
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 7,500,000
Highest purchase price paid per share: 182.75p
Lowest purchase price paid per share: 180.8p
Volume weighted average price per share: 181.672p
Vodafone intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury.
Since 20 June 2011, Vodafone has purchased 2,296,799,938 shares at a cost
(including dealing and associated costs) of £3,937,246,683.
TRANSFER OF TREASURY SHARES
Vodafone also announces today that it has transferred to participants in its
employee share schemes the following number of its ordinary shares of
U.S.$0.11^3/ each, which were previously held as treasury shares.
Date of transfer: 30 July 2012
Number of ordinary shares transferred: 7,027
Highest transfer price per share: 181.4p
Lowest transfer price per share: 181.4p
Following both the above transactions, Vodafone holds 4,615,812,439 of its
ordinary shares in treasury and has 53,819,876,179 ordinary shares in issue
(including treasury shares). Each such ordinary share has one vote per
share. Vodafone has 49,204,063,740 ordinary shares in issue (excluding
The total number of voting rights in Vodafone is 49,204,063,740. This figure
may be used by shareholders 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, Vodafone under the FSA's Disclosure and
This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any
solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.
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