Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
WH Smith LSE:SMWH London Ordinary Share GB00B2PDGW16 ORD 22 6/67P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -38.00p -1.91% 1,952.00p 1,954.00p 1,956.00p 2,002.00p 1,954.00p 1,992.00p 318,244 16:35:14
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Retailers 1,234.0 140.0 104.5 18.7 2,149.53

WH Smith PLC Transaction in Own Shares

13/07/2018 3:24pm

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WH Smith PLC

13 July 2018

WH Smith PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

WH Smith PLC (the "Company") announces that it has purchased, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 24 January 2018, the following number of its ordinary shares of 22 6/67 pence each ("Shares") as part of the buyback programme announced on 8 December 2017:

   Date of purchase:            13 July 2018 
   Number of Shares purchased:   20,000 Shares 
   Highest price paid per Share:     2016.0 pence 
   Lowest price paid per Share:      1985.0 pence 
   Average price paid per Share:    2002.9726 pence 

Broker: Barclays Capital Securities Limited

The Company intends to cancel these Shares.

The company has 109,859,930 Shares in issue. 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 Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), detailed information about the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.

For further information, please contact:

WH Smith PLC

Mark Boyle

Investor Relations

020 7406 6320

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