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Director dealings: Ocado chair invests £0.1m, UP execs sell into family ISAs

(Sharecast News) - Ocado Group was at the top of a long list of director buys on Tuesday afternoon, after its non-executive chair spent more than £0.1m on shares. The FTSE 100 online grocer and warehousing technology developer said Rick Haythornthwaite bought 12,600 shares on the London Stock Exchange on Monday.

Haythornthwaite paid 794.01p per share, valuing the transaction at a total of £100,045.69.

On the selling side of things, household brand owner UP Global Sourcing disclosed two transactions made by its chief executive officer and its finance director.

The London-listed firm, which owns brands including Beldray and Salter, said CEO Simon Showman sold 46,500 shares from his personal holding on Monday for 130p each, for a total value of £60,450.00.

At the same time, each of his three children's individual savings accounts (ISAs) bought 15,000 shares for 130p apiece.

Finance director Graham Screawn, meanwhile, sold 61,072 shares from his personal holding on Monday, also for a price of 130p each, valuing the transaction at £79,393.60.

His own ISA, as well as the ISAs of his wife and two children, concurrently bought 15,268 shares each, also at a price of 130p.

Top Director Buys

Ocado Group (OCDO) Director name: Haythornthwaite,Richard N (Rick) Amount purchased: 12,600 @ 794.01p Value: £100,045.69

General Electric Co (cdi) (GEC) Director name: Reynolds,Paula Rosput Amount purchased: 1,200 @ $77.65 Value: $93,180.00

Up Global Sourcing Holdings (UPGS) Director name: Screawn,Graham Amount purchased: 61,072 @ 130.00p Value: £79,393.60

Up Global Sourcing Holdings (UPGS) Director name: Showman,Simon Amount purchased: 46,500 @ 130.00p Value: £60,450.00

Lancashire Holdings Limited (LRE) Director name: Kershaw,Natalie Amount purchased: 12,644 @ 395.34p Value: £49,986.79

Oakley Capital Investments Ltd. (di) (OCI) Director name: Porter,Stewart Amount purchased: 11,577 @ 429.50p Value: £49,723.22

Ig Group Holdings (IGG) Director name: Felix,June Amount purchased: 4,100 @ 726.49p Value: £29,786.09

Mid Wynd International Inv Trust (MWY) Director name: Bartlett,Diana Dyer Amount purchased: 2,716 @ 732.99p Value: £19,908.06

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 3,010 @ 568.00p Value: £17,096.80

Softcat (SCT) Director name: Weedall,Lynne Amount purchased: 1,300 @ 1,267.00p Value: £16,471.00

Smiths News (SNWS) Director name: Blackwood,David Amount purchased: 44,510 @ 33.70p Value: £14,999.87

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 1,549 @ 572.00p Value: £8,860.28

Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) Director name: Mehta,Harmeen Amount purchased: 20,000 @ 42.57p Value: £8,513.58

Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trust (HSL) Director name: Warren,Michael Amount purchased: 1,000 @ 836.67p Value: £8,366.70

Diageo (DGE) Director name: Ferrán,Javier Amount purchased: 221 @ 3,741.00p Value: £8,267.61

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 1,415 @ 574.00p Value: £8,122.10

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 1,208 @ 557.00p Value: £6,728.56

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 1,082 @ 596.00p Value: £6,448.72

Artemis Resources Limited Npv (di) (ARV) Director name: Clayton,Alastair Amount purchased: 250,000 @ 2.30p Value: £5,750.00

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 729 @ 586.00p Value: £4,271.94

Victoria (VCP) Director name: Hamers,Philippe Amount purchased: 724 @ 590.00p Value: £4,271.60

Capricorn Energy (CNE) Director name: Thomson,Simon Amount purchased: 867 @ 207.60p Value: £1,799.89

Capricorn Energy (CNE) Director name: Smith ,James Amount purchased: 867 @ 206.70p Value: £1,792.09

F&c Investment Trust (FCIT) Director name: Hollond,Beatrice Amount purchased: 121 @ 817.55p Value: £989.24

Judges Scientific (JDG) Director name: Ormsby,Bradley Leonard Amount purchased: 6 @ 6,870.00p Value: £412.20

Cmc Markets (CMCX) Director name: Fineberg,David Amount purchased: 106 @ 281.00p Value: £297.86

Cmc Markets (CMCX) Director name: Marshall,Euan Amount purchased: 106 @ 281.00p Value: £297.86

Judges Scientific (JDG) Director name: Cicurel,David Amount purchased: 4 @ 6,870.00p Value: £274.80

Judges Scientific (JDG) Director name: Lavelle,Mark Amount purchased: 4 @ 6,870.00p Value: £274.80

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Johnson,Leanne Amount purchased: 34 @ 593.00p Value: £201.62

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Thomson,James Amount purchased: 34 @ 593.00p Value: £201.62

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Allanson ,Stefan Amount purchased: 33 @ 593.00p Value: £195.69

National Grid (NG.) Director name: Agg,Andrew Amount purchased: 13 @ 1,193.36p Value: £155.14

Taylor Wimpey (TW.) Director name: Carney,Chris Amount purchased: 122 @ 123.45p Value: £150.61

Qinetiq Group (QQ.) Director name: Wadey ,Steve Amount purchased: 41 @ 365.85p Value: £150.00

Taylor Wimpey (TW.) Director name: Daly,Jennie Amount purchased: 121 @ 123.45p Value: £149.37

Sse (SSE) Director name: Alexander,Gregor Amount purchased: 8 @ 1,847.02p Value: £147.76

Spectris (SXS) Director name: Heath ,Andrew Amount purchased: 5 @ 2,948.67p Value: £147.43

Spectris (SXS) Director name: Harding ,Derek Amount purchased: 5 @ 2,948.67p Value: £147.43

National Grid (NG.) Director name: Pettigrew,John Amount purchased: 12 @ 1,193.36p Value: £143.20

Mondi (MNDI) Director name: Powell,Mike Amount purchased: 9 @ 1,586.30p Value: £142.77

Mondi (MNDI) Director name: King,Andrew Amount purchased: 9 @ 1,586.30p Value: £142.77

Sse (SSE) Director name: Phillips-Davies,Alistair Amount purchased: 7 @ 1,847.02p Value: £129.29

Barclays (BARC) Director name: Cross,Anna Amount purchased: 66 @ 149.70p Value: £98.80

F&c Investment Trust (FCIT) Director name: Knapp,Edward Amount purchased: 12 @ 817.55p Value: £98.11

Sse (SSE) Director name: Pibworth ,Martin Amount purchased: 2 @ 1,847.02p Value: £36.94

Top Director Sells

Sampo Oyj (0HAG) Director name: Wahlroos,Björn Amount sold: 200,000 @ 45.28 Value: 9,056,220.25

Sampo Oyj (0HAG) Director name: Wahlroos,Björn Amount sold: 50,000 @ 43.90 Value: 2,194,969.94

Marshalls (MSLH) Director name: Coffey,Martyn Amount sold: 48,902 @ 593.00p Value: £289,988.85

Up Global Sourcing Holdings (UPGS) Director name: Screawn,Graham Amount sold: 61,072 @ 130.00p Value: £79,393.60

Up Global Sourcing Holdings (UPGS) Director name: Showman,Simon Amount sold: 46,500 @ 130.00p Value: £60,450.00

Marshalls (MSLH) Director name: Bourne,Simon Amount sold: 9,420 @ 593.00p Value: £55,860.60

Reporting by Josh White at Sharecast.com.

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