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Ferguson PLC
05 April 2018

Transaction in own shares

Ferguson plc (the "Company") announces that on 5 April 2018 it purchased for Treasury the following number of its ordinary shares of 1053/66 pence each pursuant to its £500 million share repurchase programme, details of which were announced on 4 October 2017.    

Description of shares: Ferguson plc - ordinary shares of 1053/66 pence

Number of shares repurchased: 125,000

Date of transaction: 5 April 2018

Time of transaction: 08:25 - 16:35

Average price paid per share: 5259.2657p

Lowest price paid per share: 5208.0000p

Highest price paid per share: 5298.0000p

Broker: Merrill Lynch International


Following the purchase of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares in issue will be 248,183,386 (excluding Treasury shares), and the company will hold 18,452,720 ordinary shares in Treasury.

The figure of 248,183,386 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 (the Market Abuse Regulation), detailed information about the individual purchases is attached to this announcement.


For further information, please contact:


Ferguson plc


Mike Powell, Chief Financial Officer        

+41(0) 41723 2230

Mark Fearon, Director of Communications and Investor Relations

+41(0) 41723 2230

+44(0) 7711 875070


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