GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) - Transaction in Own Shares
RNS Number : 8447R
22 November 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 800,000 of its Ordinary Shares of 25 pence each (Shares)
on 22 November 2012.
The highest price paid per Share was 1,339.0 pence per Share.
The lowest price paid per Share was 1,333.5 pence per Share.
The Shares will be cancelled.
The Company further announces that in accordance with the authority granted by
shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 3 May 2012, it
cancelled 40,000,000 of its shares of 25 pence each held as Treasury shares on
22 November 2012.
Following the above transactions; the Company holds 490,140,427 of its Shares
in Treasury, representing 9.07% of the total issued share capital of the
Including Shares which have been purchased but not yet settled, the Company
holds 490,140,427 of its Shares in Treasury, representing 9.98% of the total
voting rights in the Company.
The Company has 4,913,000,768 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.
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