GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) - Transaction in Own Shares
RNS Number : 2120K
16 August 2012
GlaxoSmithKline plc (the Company) announces that in accordance with the
authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 3
May 2012 it purchased 600,000 of its Ordinary Shares of 25 pence each (shares)
on 16 August 2012.
The highest price paid per share was 1492.5 pence per share.
The lowest price paid per share was 1473.5 pence per share.
The Company intends to hold these shares in Treasury.
The Company holds 489,232,927 of its shares in Treasury, representing 8.94% of
the total issued share capital of the Company.
Including shares which have been purchased but not yet settled, the Company
holds 491,032,927 of its shares in Treasury, representing 9.85% of the current
total voting rights in the Company.
The Company has 4,982,683,631 shares in issue (excluding shares held in
Treasury). This number represents the total voting rights in the Company and
may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which
they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a
change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Services
Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any
solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for securities in any
jurisdiction and is in conformity with the Financial Services Authority's
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
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