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Director dealings: FirstGroup CEO makes £75k investment

(Sharecast News) - Passenger transport operator FirstGroup disclosed a share purchase made by its chief executive officer on Thursday, worth almost £75k. The company said Graham Sutherland bought 80,612 shares in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

Sutherland paid 93.037p for each share, valuing the transaction at a total of £74,999.

On the selling side of the ledger, grocery giant J Sainsbury reported that its chief information officer had sold more than £0.21m of his shareholding.

The firm said Phil Jordan offloaded 100,000 shares in a single transaction in London, for 214.2p apiece.

That made the sale worth a total of £214,200.

Elsewhere, the deputy chief financial officer of TBC Bank's operating bank subsidiary sold £0.44m worth of shares, the company disclosed.

The company said Nino Masurashvili flogged 20,000 shares at an average price of 2,200p each.

TBC said the total value of the sale was £440,000.

At the close on Thursday, shares in FirstGroup were down 2.86% at 93.55p, while those in J Sainsbury were off 2.56% at 212.8p, and TBC Bank Group was up 1.15% at 2,190p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Oakley Capital Investments Ltd. (di) (OCI) Director name: Dubens,Peter Amount purchased: 158,950 @ 378.00p Value: £600,831.00

Oakley Capital Investments Ltd. (di) (OCI) Director name: Till,David Amount purchased: 140,200 @ 378.00p Value: £529,956.00

Natwest Group (NWG) Director name: Rose,Alison Amount purchased: 63,676 @ 233.16p Value: £148,466.96

Herald Investment Trust (HRI) Director name: Joy ,Andrew Amount purchased: 6,000 @ 1,808.00p Value: £108,480.00

Natwest Group (NWG) Director name: Murray,Katie Amount purchased: 43,415 @ 233.16p Value: £101,226.41

Firstgroup (FGP) Director name: Sutherland,Graham Amount purchased: 80,612 @ 93.04p Value: £74,998.98

Westminster Group (WSG) Director name: Hughes ,Mark Amount purchased: 855,000 @ 1.88p Value: £16,074.00

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Mace,Richard Christopher Amount purchased: 200,002 @ 8.00p Value: £16,000.16

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Elliott ,Mark Westcombe Amount purchased: 164,126 @ 8.00p Value: £13,130.08

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Carroll,Alan Amount purchased: 164,126 @ 8.00p Value: £13,130.08

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Carroll,Alan Amount purchased: 100,000 @ 8.45p Value: £8,450.00

Diageo (DGE) Director name: Ferrán,Javier Amount purchased: 228 @ 3,629.00p Value: £8,274.12

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Elliott ,Mark Westcombe Amount purchased: 80,551 @ 9.80p Value: £7,894.00

Cvc Income & Growth Limited Npv Euro (CVCE) Director name: Gilbert,Esther Amount purchased: 7,273 @ 88.31p Value: £7,129.21

Westminster Group (WSG) Director name: Fowler,Peter Amount purchased: 236,917 @ 1.45p Value: £3,435.30

Schroder British Opportunities Trust (SBO) Director name: OBE,Christopher Keljik, Amount purchased: 2,894 @ 68.69p Value: £1,987.89

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Fisher,Daniel Ian Amount purchased: 18,750 @ 8.00p Value: £1,500.00

Allianz Technology Trust (ATT) Director name: Patel,Neeta Amount purchased: 233 @ 212.30p Value: £494.66

Malvern International (MLVN) Director name: Elliott ,Mark Westcombe Amount purchased: 22,000 @ 1.00p Value: £220.00

Prudential (PRU) Director name: FitzPatrick,Mark Amount purchased: 21 @ 903.98p Value: £189.84

Oxford Instruments (OXIG) Director name: Hill,Gavin Amount purchased: 8 @ 1,966.00p Value: £157.28

Oxford Instruments (OXIG) Director name: Barkshire,Ian Amount purchased: 8 @ 1,966.00p Value: £157.28

Mj Hudson Group Npv (MJH) Director name: Connell,Peter Amount purchased: 1,015 @ 15.00p Value: £152.25

Mj Hudson Group Npv (MJH) Director name: Lahav,Odi Amount purchased: 1,015 @ 15.00p Value: £152.25

Qinetiq Group (QQ.) Director name: Wadey ,Steve Amount purchased: 41 @ 360.98p Value: £148.00

Unilever (ULVR) Director name: Pitkethly,Graeme Amount purchased: 3 @ 4,027.00p Value: £120.81

Gsk (GSK) Director name: Walmsley,Emma Amount purchased: 8 @ 1,396.38p Value: £111.71

The Gym Group (GYM) Director name: Murphy,Ann-marie Amount purchased: 41 @ 121.48p Value: £49.81

Top Director Sells

Smith & Nephew (SN.) Director name: Nath,Deepak Amount sold: 1,065 @ 1,040.78p Value: £11,084.35

Smith & Nephew (SN.) Director name: Nath,Deepak Amount sold: 737 @ 1,040.78p Value: £7,670.58

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