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WH Smith PLC SMWH Director/PDMR Shareholding

  WH Smith PLC (SMWH) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 4650R
WH Smith PLC
19 November 2012






Annex DTR3



Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial
Responsibility and Connected Persons





All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.



1.  Name of the issuer                   2.  State whether the notification
                                             relates to (i) a
    
                                             transaction notified in
                                            accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R,

                                            (ii) a disclosure made in
                                             accordance
    WH SMITH PLC
                                             LR 9.8.6R(1) or

                                             (iii) a disclosure made in
                                             accordance with section 793 of
                                             the Companies Act (2006).

                                             

                                             (i)

                                             
3.  Name of person discharging           4.  State whether notification
    managerial                               relates to a person

    responsibilities/director                connected with a person
                                             discharging managerial
                                            responsibilities/director named
                                             in 3 and identify the connected
                                            person

                                            

    SIMON SMITH                              N/A

                                             
5.  Indicate whether the notification is 6.  Description of shares (including
    in respect of a holding of the           class), debentures or derivatives
    person referred to in 3 or 4 above       or financial instruments relating
    or in respect of a non-beneficial        to shares

    interest                                 

                                            ORDINARY SHARES OF 22^6/[67]
                                             PENCE EACH
    IN RESPECT OF SIMON SMITH

    
7.  Name of registered shareholders(s)   8.  State the nature of the
    and, if more than one, the number of     transaction
    shares held by each of them
                                             
    
                                             
    COMPUTERSHARE TRUSTEES (C.I.)
    LIMITED                                  

    BENEFICIAL OWNER SIMON SMITH             SALE OF SHARES

                                             
9.  Number of shares, debentures or      10. Percentage of issued class
    financial                                acquired (treasury shares of that
                                             class should not be taken into
    instruments relating to shares           account when calculating
    acquired                                 percentage)

                                            

                                            N/A

    N/A                                      
11. Number of shares, debentures or      12. Percentage of issued class
    financial                                disposed (treasury shares of that
                                             class should not be taken into
    instruments relating to shares           account when calculating
    disposed                                 percentage)

                                            

                                            0.03%

    43,295                                   
13. Price per share or value of          14. Date and place of transaction
    transaction
                                             
    
                                             16 NOVEMBER 2012
    630 PENCE
                                             LONDON
    
                                             
15. Total holding following notification 16. Date issuer informed of
    and total percentage holding             transaction
    following notification (any treasury
    shares should not be taken into          
    account when calculating percentage)
                                             
    
                                             
    33,576 0.03 %
                                             
    
                                             

                                             19 NOVEMBER 2012



If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options
by the issuer

complete the following boxes



17. Date of grant                    18. Period during which or date on which
                                         exercisable
    
                                         
    
                                         
19. Total amount paid (if any) for   20. Description of shares or debentures
    grant of the option                  involved (class and number)

                                         

                                         
21. Exercise price (if fixed at time 22. Total number of shares or debentures
    of grant) or                         over which options held following
                                         notification
    indication that price is to be
    fixed at the time of exercise        

    

    
23. Any additional information       24. Name of contact and telephone number
                                         for queries
    
                                         

                                         I HOUGHTON 01793 562417

                                         



Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification



IAN HOUGHTON, COMPANY SECRETARY



Date of notification 19 NOVEMBER 2012

Notes: This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS
notification required by DR 3.3.

(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to
    the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23
    and 24.
(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
    shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23
    and 24.
(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a
    director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete
    boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
    relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should
    complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.



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