March 13 (SeeNews) - Slovenian pharmaceuticals producer Krka [LJE:KRKG] said it raised its own shareholdings to 5.510% from 5.498% after repurchasing 3,885 of its shares for an overall 411,628 euro ($482,617) on the Ljubljana bourse.
Krka bought 470 shares at 107.01 euro each on March 3, 873 shares at 107.30 euro each on March 6, 800 shares at 105.94 euro each on March 7, 831 shares at 104.87 euro each on March 8, as well as 911 shares at 105.11 euro each on March 9, it said in a bourse filing on Friday.
Prior to the transactions, Krka held 1,803,119 of its own shares. Following the repurchase, it now holds 1,807,004 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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