AstraZeneca PLC AZN Director/PDMR Shareholding

  AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6786R
AstraZeneca PLC
21 November 2012

Transaction by Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

                          Disclosure Rule DTR 3.1.4

On 20 November 2012, Pascal Soriot, a Director of the Company notified us
that, on 20 November 2012, he purchased 3,500 AstraZeneca PLC Ordinary Shares
of $0.25 each at a price of 2825 pence per share.

Under the Company's Articles of Association, by way of qualification, a
Director is required to be the beneficial owner of 500 Ordinary Shares of the
Company, such shares to be obtained within two months of the date of his

Following this purchase, Mr Soriot has a total interest, including the
previously disclosed interest under certain of the Company's share plans, in
141,716 AstraZeneca shares.

A C N Kemp

Company Secretary

21 November 2012

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