Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW.LN), said Friday it purchased through Jefferies International Ltd 1.3 million ordinary shares at an average price of 279.127 pence per share, adding that the shares will be cancelled.
-Following the purchase and cancellation of these shares the company has 2,480,070,661 shares in issue.
-The Company holds no ordinary shares in Treasury.
-Shares closed Friday at 281 pence, valuing the company at GBP6.87 billion.
-By Razak Musah Baba, Dow Jones Newswires; 44-20-7842-9275; firstname.lastname@example.org