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Director dealings: AstraZeneca CFO makes $1.5m sale, IHG chair buys in

(Sharecast News) - At the top of the list of FTSE 350 director sells on Tuesday was AstraZeneca, whose chief financial officer sold almost $1.5m worth of the company's American depositary shares. The pharmaceuticals giant said Aradhana Sarin sold 19,470 of the shares on 5 May, at a price of $74.81 each.

That valued the transaction at a total of $1,456,550.70.

Two of AstraZeneca's American depositary shares are equivalent to one of its ordinary shares, the firm said in its disclosure.

On the buying side of things, the non-executive chair of InterContinental Hotels Group was also dealing in American depositary instruments, spending almost $0.35m.

The owner of brands including Holiday Inn said Deanna Oppenheimer acquired 5,000 of its American depositary receipts on the New York Stock Exchange on 8 May.

Oppenheimer paid $68.89 for each ADR, valuing the purchase at $344,450 in total.

At 1437 BST, shares in AstraZeneca were up 0.11% in London at 11,884p, while those in InterContinental Hotels Group were 0.6% firmer at 5,442p.

Reporting by Josh White for


Company: AstraZeneca Name: Aradhana Sarin Volume: 19,470 Price: $74.81 Value: $1,456,550.70

Company: London Stock Exchange Group Name: York Holdings II Volume: 9,048 Price: 8,359.77p Value: £756,391.99


Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Deanna Oppenheimer Volume: 5,000 Price: $68.89 Value: $344,450.00

Company: CRH Name: Christina Verchere Volume: 1,000 Price: 3,824.4p Value: £38,244.00

Company: Videndum Name: Andrea Rigamonti Volume: 3,500 Price: 789.86p Value: £27,645.07

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Graham Allan Volume: 300 Price: 5,418.36p Value: £16,255.09

Company: Marshalls Name: Martyn Coffey Volume: 10,000 Price: 156p Value: £15,600.00

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Duriya Farooqui Volume: 200 Price: $68.625 Value: $13,725.00

Company: InterContinental Hotels Group Name: Daniela Barone Soares Volume: 150 Price: 5,427.55p Value: £8,141.33

Company: Marshalls Name: Alison Lockwood Volume: 3,763 Price: 164p Value: £6,171.32

Company: Marshalls Name: Amanda Bourne Volume: 1,062 Price: 280p Value: £2,973.60

Company: CMC Markets Name: Euan William Marshall Volume: 164 Price: 181.99p Value: £298.46

Company: CMC Markets Name: David John Fineberg Volume: 164 Price: 181.99p Value: £298.46

Company: Group Name: Matthew Cresswell Volume: 56 Price: 267.3p Value: £149.69

Company: Group Name: Peter Duffy Volume: 56 Price: 267.3p Value: £149.69

Company: Group Name: Matthew Whittle Volume: 38 Price: 267.3p Value: £101.57

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