SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

November 06, 2007 12:32 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

London, UK--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) -

Smith & Nephew PLC

6 November 2007

Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

Smith & Nephew PLC announces that on 6 November 2007 it purchased 320,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 at a price of 604.578 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew PLC holds 45,070,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 902,078,951 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).


Paul Chambers
Company Secretary






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