Regulatory Story
Company Smith & Nephew Plc
Headline Transaction in Own Shares
Released 15:51 07-Aug-2019
Number 3009I15

RNS Number : 3009I
Smith & Nephew Plc
07 August 2019

7 August 2019


Transaction in Own Shares


Smith & Nephew plc (the "Company") has today cancelled 258,258 of its ordinary shares of US 20¢ each ("Shares") previously held in Treasury. These Shares were issued in connection with employee share schemes in Quarter 2 2019 and have been purchased as part of a programme to keep the total issued share capital broadly constant.


Following the cancellation of these Shares the Company holds 11,237,086 of its shares in Treasury. The Company's issued share capital, with one voting right per share consists of 874,536,338 ordinary shares of US20¢ each. This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

This announcement is made in accordance with the requirements of LR 12.6.4.



Vickie Reuben

Deputy Company Secretary

Smith & Nephew plc

Tel: 01923 477410



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