London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 26, 2007 --
26 March 2007
Transaction in own shares.
Smith & Nephew plc announces that on 26 March 2007 it purchased 460,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 each at a price of 644.9764 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.
Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew plc holds 5,260,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 939,990,178 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
Paul Chambers Company Secretary This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange