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Director dealings: Oxford Nanopore exec sells over $0.5m of shares

(Sharecast News) - Shares in Oxford Nanopore were in the red on Monday afternoon, after the company's chief strategy officer sold almost $0.6m worth of his holding. The firm said Dr James 'Spike' Willcocks made the sales across two transactions on 5 and 6 October, both on the US OTC market.

In the first transaction on 5 October, he offloaded 105,984 shares for 291.38 US cents each, valuing the sale at $308,816.18.

On 6 October, Dr Willcocks then sold 94,016 shares for 297.13 cents apiece, netting him $279,349.73.

At 1438 BST, shares in Oxford Nanopore Technologies were down 7.58% at 250p.

Reporting by Josh White at Sharecast.com.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) Director name: Willcocks,James (Spike) Amount sold: 105,984 @ 291.38p Value: £308,816.18

Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) Director name: Willcocks,James (Spike) Amount sold: 94,016 @ 297.13p Value: £279,349.73

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