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Friday 07 December, 2018

Ultra Electronics

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 7901J
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC
07 December 2018

7 December 2018

Transaction in own shares


Ultra Electronics Holdings plc ("Ultra") announces that it has purchased for cancellation the following number of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each on the London Stock Exchange as part of its buyback announced on 5 March 2018.


Date of purchase:

6 December 2018

Number of ordinary shares of 5 pence each purchased:


Highest price paid per share:


Lowest price paid per share:


Volume weighted average price paid per share:



Following the cancellation of the repurchased shares, Ultra will have 71,829,783 ordinary shares in issue and the total voting rights in Ultra will be 71,829,783.  This figure for the total number of voting rights may be used by shareholders 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, Ultra under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.


A full breakdown of the individual trades is attached to this announcement.


This announcement will also be available on Ultra's website at


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


For further information contact:

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc

Cherise Trumper, Company Secretarial Assistant +44(0)20 8813 4313


About Ultra

Ultra Electronics is an internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy company with a long track record of development and growth. Ultra and Ultra's subsidiaries and subsidiary undertakings (the "Ultra Group") manage a portfolio of specialist capabilities generating innovative solutions to customer needs. Ultra applies electronic and software technologies in demanding and critical environments ranging from military applications, through safety-critical devices in aircraft, to nuclear controls and sensor measurement. These capabilities have seen the Ultra Group's highly-differentiated products contributing to a large number of platforms and programmes.  

Ultra has world-leading positions in many of its specialist capabilities and, as an independent, non-threatening partner, is able to support all of the main prime contractors in its sectors. As a result of such positioning, Ultra's systems, equipment or services are often mission or safety-critical to the successful operation of the platform to which they contribute. In turn, this mission-criticality secures Ultra's positions for the long-term which underpins the superior financial performance of the Ultra Group.  

Ultra offers support to its customers through the design, delivery and support phases of a programme. Ultra businesses have a high degree of operational autonomy where the local management teams are empowered to devise and implement competitive strategies that reflect their expertise in their specific niches. The Ultra Group has a small head office and executive team that provide to the individual businesses the same agile, responsive support that they provide to customers, as well as formulating Ultra's overarching, corporate strategy.  

Across the Ultra Group's three divisions, Ultra operates in the following eight market segments:

·      Aerospace ·     

·      C2ISR

·      Land ·     

·      Nuclear

·      Communications ·     

·      Infrastructure ·     

·      Maritime ·     

·      Underwater Warfare 


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