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Slovenia's Cinkarna Celje buys back 282 own shares

Author Iskra Pavlova
Slovenia's Cinkarna Celje buys back 282 own shares Slovenia's Cinkarna Celje, Photo: Cinkarna Celje

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), January 14 (SeeNews) - Slovenian chemicals producer Cinkarna Celje [LJE:CICG] said it has bought back 282 of its own shares for a total of 52,370 euro ($58,170).

Thus, Cinkarna Celje has increased its holding of own shares to 1.3533% of the issued share capital from 1.3184%, the company said in a filing with the Ljubljana Stock Exchange on Monday.

The company bought 82 own shares at 185 euro apiece on January 7, and a further 200 shares at 186 euro on January 8, it said.

As of January 13, Cinkarna Celje held 10,934 own shares.

The decision for the share buyback programme was approved by the general shareholders' meeting of Cinkarna Celje on June 4.

The company's shares traded at 193 euro on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange by 12:30 CET on Tuesday, up from Monday's close of 191 euro.

($=0.900236 euro)