Vodafone Group Plc VOD Transaction in Own Shares

  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/[7] 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.



Ordinary Shares


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/[7] each, which were previously held as treasury shares.



Ordinary 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
treasury shares).

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
Transparency Rules.

This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any
solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.

                     This information is provided by RNS
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