Centrica said it purchased 750,000 Centrica ordinary shares at an average price of 314.7819 pence per share.
The highest price and the lowest price paid for these shares were 315.00 pence and 313.10 pence respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.
On 15 August 2014, Centrica cancelled 14,932,366 ordinary shares which were held as treasury shares which represents 0.3% of the company’s issued share capital (excluding treasury shares).
Centrica plc holds 54,863,242 ordinary shares in treasury and has 5,025,080,784 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
Press Release, August 18, 2014; Image: Centrica