London, UK--(Marketwire - August 24, 2007) - Smith & Nephew PLC
24 August 2007
Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares
Smith & Nephew PLC announces that on 24 August 2007 it purchased 285,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 at a price of 574.6939 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.
Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew PLC holds 33,323,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 913,084,404 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