SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

September 09, 2008 12:23 ET

Smith & Nephew Plc - Transaction in Own Shares

London, UK--(Marketwire - September 9, 2008) -



Transaction in own shares.


Smith & Nephew plc announces that on 9 September 2008 it
purchased 150,000 ordinary shares of USUSD0.20 each at a price
of 650.9876 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as
treasury shares. 

Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew plc
holds 65,850,683 ordinary shares in treasury, and
has 883,681,010 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).



Paul Chambers

Company Secretary

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