July 29, 2021 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- WOKINGHAM, UK / ACCESSWIRE / July 29, 2021 / Ferguson plc (the 'Company') /zigman2/quotes/209006722/delayed UK:FERG +0.33% /zigman2/quotes/202546598/composite FERG -0.36% announces that on July 28, 2021 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 10 pence each pursuant to its $400 million share repurchase program, details of which were announced on March 16, 2021.
Description of shares: Ferguson plc - ordinary shares of 10 pence
Number of shares repurchased: 30,861
Date of transaction: July 28, 2021
Price paid per share: £101.061695
Broker: J.P. Morgan Securities plc
The Company intends to hold these Shares in Treasury.
Including Shares which have been purchased but not yet settled, the Company holds 9,865,292 Shares in Treasury.
Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 222,305,890.
The figure of 222,305,890 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.
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SOURCE: Ferguson plc
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