Filed: 23 Apr 21, 12:33pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
April 23, 2021
(Name of Registrant)
1 Churchill Place
London E14 5HP
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes No x
If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant
in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):
This Report on Form 6-K is filed by Barclays PLC.
This Report comprises:
Information given to The London Stock Exchange and furnished pursuant to
General Instruction B to the General Instructions to Form 6-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 23, 2021
By: /s/ Garth Wright
Exhibit No. 1
23 April 2021
Transaction in own shares
Barclays PLC (the "Company") announces that it has purchased for cancellation the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London Stock Exchange from J.P. Morgan Securities plc as part of its buy-back announced on 19 March 2021.
|Date of purchase:||22 April 2021|
|Number of ordinary shares purchased:||15,792,840|
|Highest price paid per share:||183.2600p|
|Lowest price paid per share:||180.1800p|
|Volume weighted average price paid per share:||181.8666p|
The Company intends to cancel all of the purchased ordinary shares.
Following the cancellation of the repurchased shares, the Company's issued share capital consists of 16,992,950,956 ordinary shares with voting rights.
There are no ordinary shares held in treasury.
The above figure (16,992,950,956) may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, as it forms part of Retained EU Law as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, a full breakdown of the individual purchases of ordinary shares made by J.P. Morgan Securities plc on behalf of the Company can be found at.
The Company announces that, following the purchase of these shares, the share buy-back programme announced on 19 March 2021 has completed. Since the commencement of the buy-back, the Company has repurchased for cancellation 377,356,751 ordinary shares at a volume weighted average price of 185.5008 pence per ordinary shares for a total consideration of approximately £700 million.
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