Directors dealings: Jardine Matheson boss picks up stock near 52-week high
Ben Keswick, Jardine Matheson´s chairman and managing director, picked up a large amount of shares in the Asia-focused conglomerate.
Kewswick bought 32,250 shares at an individual price of $21.70 for a total consideration of $699,825.02.
The transaction took place outside a trading venue on 24 January via the excercise of 50,000 share options by net settlement, the company said in a statement.
Stock in Jardine Matheson was changing hands at $62.35 on Wednesday, just below its 52-week high of $62.75.
On 9 November, the company reported mixed trading conditions for the half-year to the end of the third quarter of 2016, with underlying earnings little changed from the prior year.
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Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd (singapore Reg) (JAR)
Director name: Keswick,Benjamin William
Amount purchased: 32,250 @ $21.70
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Director name: Adams,Michael
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