WOKINGHAM, ENGLAND / ACCESSWIRE / March 25, 2021 / Ferguson plc (NYSE:FERG)(LSE:FERG) (the "Company") announces that on March 24, 2021 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its $400 million share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on March 16, 2021.
Description of shares: Ferguson plc - ordinary shares of 10 pence
Number of shares repurchased: 70,000
Date of transaction: March 24, 2021
Price paid per share: £86.335394
Broker: Barclays Capital Securities Limited
The Company intends to hold these Shares in Treasury.
Including Shares which have been purchased but not yet settled, the Company holds 7,271,874 Shares in Treasury.
Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 224,899,308.
The figure of 224,899,308 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) 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, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), as it forms part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) ACT 2018, detailed information about the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.
For further information, please contact:
Bill Brundage, Chief Financial Officer
Mark Fearon, Director of Communications and Investor Relations
+1 757 223 6092
+44 (0) 118 927 3800
+44(0) 7711 875070
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SOURCE: Ferguson PLC
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