ZAGREB (Croatia), October 22 (SeeNews) - Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom [ZSE:HT-R-A] said on Friday it is holding 287,922 of its own shares, representing 0.359689% of the company's issued equity capital, after repurchasing 1,150 shares on October 20.
On Wednesday, Hrvatski Telekom bought the shares at a weighted average price of 184.1739 kuna ($28.5/24.5 euro) apiece, it said in a filing with the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE).
The company said in April it plans to buy back up to 3 million of its own shares by 2026 under a programme that aims to withdraw shares that have no nominal value without reducing the share capital. The company also said back then it will offer some of the repurchased shares to its employees.
Since the beginning of the year HT has withdrawn 718,720 own shares without reducing its share capital. Thus, it has cut the overall number of outstanding shares from 80,766,229 to 80,047,509.
HT's shares traded at 185 kuna intraday on Friday on the Zagreb bourse, unchanged compared to Thursday's closing price.
(1 euro = 7.523 Croatian kuna)
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