British American Tobacco Buys 300,000 Own Shares To Hold In Treasury
First Published Wednesday, 9th May 2012 04:43 pm - © 2012 Dow Jones
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.LN), an international tobacco group, said Wednesday it purchased 300,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each, to hold in treasury.
-The average price was 3,098.1107 pence per share.
-The highest price paid was 3,133 pence per share and the lowest price paid was 3,074.5 pence per share.
-Following the purchase of these shares, the company holds 66,393,062 of its shares in treasury.
-British American Tobacco shares closed Wednesday at 3119.0 pence, valuing the company at GBP60.97 billion.