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Slovenia's Krka buys back 3,479 own shares

Author Radomir Ralev
Slovenia's Krka buys back 3,479 own shares Source: Krka

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), January 14 (SeeNews) - Slovenian pharmaceuticals producer Krka [LJE:KRKG] has said it raised its own shareholdings to 5.157% from 5.147% after repurchasing 3,479 of its shares for an overall 412,012 euro ($472,028) on the Ljubljana bourse.

Krka bought 989 shares at 118.0 euro each on January 7, a further 800 shares at 117.75 euro each on January 10, 1,002 shares at 119.0 euro each on January 11, 688 shares at 119.0 euro each on January 12, it said in a bourse filing on Thursday.

Prior to the transactions, Krka held 1,691,265 of its own shares. Following the repurchase, it now holds 1,687,786 own shares.

The share purchase is part of Krka's new share buyback programme, launched in July 2020, under which the company plans to acquire a maximum of just over 1.84 million own shares over the following 36 months. The maximum pecuniary amount allocated to the programme is 356.4 million euro.

($ = 0.872853 euro)

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