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Director dealings: Aston Martin board members linked to four big buys

(Sharecast News) - Aston Martin Lagonda was in the green on Friday afternoon, after two of its board members were involved in large share purchases. The luxury carmaker said the British Virgin Islands-domiciled Yew Tree Overseas bought 287,500 shares on Tuesday for 138.4469p each, valuing the purchase at £398,034.84.

On Wednesday, Yew Tree Overseas picked up another 11,985 shares at a price of 141.1197p apiece, making that transaction worth £16,917.13.

Aston Martin said Yew Tree Overseas is an 'associated person' of its executive chairman Lawrence Stroll under the regulations.

At the same time, the firm said the Swiss-incorporated Saint James Invest bought 95,000 shares on Tuesday for 138.4469p each, for a total of £131,524.56.

Following that on Wednesday, St James Invest added 3,960 shares to its holding at a price of 141.1497p, for a transaction value of £5,590.01.

According to Aston Martin, Saint James Invest is regulatorily associated with non-executive director Michael de Picciotto.

At 1524 GMT, shares in Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings were up 4.23% at 156.35p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings (AML) Director name: Picciotto,Michael de Amount purchased: 95,000 @ 138.45p Value: £131,524.56

Elixirr International (ELIX) Director name: Retter,Simon Amount purchased: 12,621 @ 515.00p Value: £64,998.15

Chesnara (CSN) Director name: Murray,Steve Amount purchased: 18,587 @ 266.00p Value: £49,441.42

Staffline Group (STAF) Director name: Spain,Thomas Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 39.49p Value: £39,490.00

Baker Steel Resources Trust Ltd. (BSRT) Director name: Martyn Falla,John Amount purchased: 60,000 @ 48.00p Value: £28,800.00

Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings (AML) Director name: Stroll,Lawrence Amount purchased: 11,985 @ 141.15p Value: £16,916.79

Westminster Group (WSG) Director name: Binns,Graham John Amount purchased: 434,782 @ 2.30p Value: £9,999.99

Westminster Group (WSG) Director name: Hughes ,Mark Amount purchased: 382,500 @ 2.24p Value: £8,568.00

Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings (AML) Director name: Picciotto,Michael de Amount purchased: 3,960 @ 141.15p Value: £5,589.53

Bp (BP.) Director name: Auchincloss,Murray Amount purchased: 78 @ 482.10p Value: £376.04

Bp (BP.) Director name: Looney,Bernard Amount purchased: 65 @ 482.10p Value: £313.37

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Maiden,Jez K Amount purchased: 3 @ 6,640.00p Value: £199.20

Easyjet (EZJ) Director name: Jarvis,Kenton Amount purchased: 40 @ 381.00p Value: £152.40

Centrica (CNA) Director name: OÂ'Shea,Chris Amount purchased: 177 @ 84.76p Value: £150.03

Sabre Insurance Group (SBRE) Director name: Carter,Geoffrey Richard Amount purchased: 172 @ 87.20p Value: £149.98

Centrica (CNA) Director name: Ringrose ,Kate Amount purchased: 176 @ 84.76p Value: £149.18

Rotork (ROR) Director name: Davis,Jonathan Amount purchased: 53 @ 278.60p Value: £147.66

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Foots,Steve Amount purchased: 2 @ 6,640.00p Value: £132.80

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Brophy ,Tom Amount purchased: 2 @ 6,640.00p Value: £132.80

Centrica (CNA) Director name: Ringrose ,Kate Amount purchased: 22 @ 77.05p Value: £16.95

Top Director Sells

Coca-cola Hbc Ag (cdi) (CCH) Director name: Bogdanovic,Zoran Amount sold: 29,734 @ 2,003.00p Value: £595,572.04

Frontier Ip Group (FIPP) Director name: Richmond ,Andrew Amount sold: 50,000 @ 68.50p Value: £34,250.00

Frontier Ip Group (FIPP) Director name: Richmond ,Andrew Amount sold: 45,000 @ 68.50p Value: £30,825.00

Frontier Ip Group (FIPP) Director name: Richmond ,Andrew Amount sold: 30,000 @ 71.25p Value: £21,375.00

Frontier Ip Group (FIPP) Director name: Richmond ,Andrew Amount sold: 25,000 @ 68.20p Value: £17,050.00

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