London, UK--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - Smith & Nephew PLC
13 August 2007
Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares
Smith & Nephew PLC announces that on 13 August 2007 it transferred 55,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 to Abacus Corporate Trustee Limited, the Trustee of the Employees' Share Trust. The shares will be used to satisfy awards under the 1997 Long Term Incentive Plan.
The transferred shares were all formerly held as Treasury Shares.
Following the above transfer, Smith & Nephew PLC holds 31,103,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 915,249,749 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