Transaction in Own Shares

QinetiQ Group plc
23 February 2024
 

QinetiQ Group plc

23rd February 2024

QinetiQ Group plc

Transaction in own shares

QinetiQ Group plc (the Company) announces that on 22 February 2024 it has purchased, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the general meeting of the Company held on 6 February 2024, the following number of its ordinary shares of 1 pence each (Shares) on the London Stock Exchange pursuant to its existing £100 million share buyback programme which was announced on 16 January 2024.

The Company intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Description of Shares:

QinetiQ Group plc- ordinary shares of 1 pence each (ISIN: GB00B0WMWD03)

Date of transaction

22nd February 2024

Number of Shares purchased:

118,265

Average price paid per Share (pence):

376.6445

Highest price paid per Share (pence):

379.4000

Lowest price paid per Share (pence):

374.2000

Broker:

Barclays Capital Securities Limited

 

Aggregate information:

Venue

Volume-weighted average price

Aggregated volume

Lowest price per share

Highest price per share

Aquis Exchange

3.7737

15,931

3.7420

3.7920

CBOE BXE

3.7720

2,603

3.7480

3.7900

CBOE CXE

3.7591

19,761

3.7460

3.7900

London Stock Exchange

3.7666

72,815

3.7440

3.7940

Turquoise

3.7669

7,155

3.7500

3.7840

 

This announcement is prepared on a trade basis. It is expected the shares purchased will be delivered to the Company within two working days. The total voting rights referred to below is prepared on a settlement basis.

Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 577,229,029. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company will be 577,229,029.

The figure of 577,229,029 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations 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 Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 as it forms part of domestic law of the United Kingdom by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, a full breakdown of the individual trades made by Barclays Capital Securities Limited on behalf of the Company is available via the link below.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/1779E_1-2024-2-22.pdf

This announcement will also be available on QinetiQ Group plc's website at https://www.qinetiq.com/en/investors.

Enquiries to:

John Haworth, Group Head of Investor Relations:             +44 (0) 7920 545841

Lindsay Walls, Group Director Communications:              +44 (0) 7793 427582

James Field, Company Secretary:                                   +44 (0) 7841 662957

This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.

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