February 27 (SeeNews) - Slovenian pharmaceuticals producer Krka [LJE:KRKG] said it raised its own shareholdings to 5.485% from 5.474% after repurchasing 3,785 of its shares for an overall 403,115 euro ($425,284) on the Ljubljana bourse.
Krka bought 574 shares at 106.96 euro each on February 17, 993 shares at 106.57 euro each on February 20, 865 shares at 106.32 euro each on February 21, 843 shares at 106.0 euro each on February 22, as well as 510 shares at 107.0 euro each on February 23, it said in a bourse filing on Friday.
Prior to the transactions, Krka held 1,795,058 of its own shares. Following the repurchase, it now holds 1,798,843 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.
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