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Director dealings: Pru's risk chief invests, WPP CFO covers £1.1m tax bill

(Sharecast News) - Prudential was near the top of the buyers' list again on Thursday, after disclosing a purchase made by its group chief risk and compliance officer.

The FTSE 100 insurer said James Turner bought 10,000 shares on Wednesday, for HKD 108.67 each, making the transaction worth a total of HKD 117,272.43 (£11,397.35).

Advertising giant WPP was on the selling side of the ledger, after it disclosed details of its chief financial officer's vesting of executive share awards.

The FTSE 100 company said John Rogers vested 224,972 shares under its 2019 executive performance share plan.

Rogers then sold 105,949 shares for 1,045.06p each, netting him £1.11m to pass onto HMRC for his statutory liabilities.

Top Director Buys

National Express Group (NEX) Director name: Garat,Jose Ignacio Amount purchased: 55,440 @ 236.21p Value: £130,954.82

Prudential (PRU) Director name: Turner,James Amount purchased: 10,000 @ $108.67 Value: $117,272.43

Purplebricks Group (PURP) Director name: Pindar,Paul Amount purchased: 587,549 @ 18.19p Value: £106,875.16

Bhp Group Limited Npv (di) (BHP) Director name: Hinchliffe ,Michelle Amount purchased: 4,210 @ $47.43 Value: $105,687.93

Abcam (ABC) Director name: Baldock,Michael Amount purchased: 5,910 @ 1,699.66p Value: £100,449.90

Bhp Group Limited Npv (di) (BHP) Director name: Hinchliffe ,Michelle Amount purchased: 3,529 @ $47.52 Value: $88,762.07

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Ives,Glenn Amount purchased: 2,000 @ $59.46 Value: $70,354.42

Close Brothers Group (CBG) Director name: Sainsbury,Adrian Amount purchased: 3,408 @ 1,167.23p Value: £39,779.29

Purplebricks Group (PURP) Director name: Zhika,Elona Mortimer Amount purchased: 205,650 @ 18.19p Value: £37,407.73

Network International Holdings (NETW) Director name: Radley,Diane Amount purchased: 15,000 @ 213.91p Value: £32,085.99

Iofina (IOF) Director name: Baller,Lance J Amount purchased: 125,000 @ 20.50p Value: £25,625.00

Deepverge Plc (DVRG) Director name: Brandon,Gerard Amount purchased: 150,000 @ 13.40p Value: £20,100.00

Purplebricks Group (PURP) Director name: Pindar,Paul Amount purchased: 112,500 @ 15.75p Value: £17,718.75

Intermediate Capital Group (ICP) Director name: Leith,Rosemary Amount purchased: 675 @ 1,716.00p Value: £11,583.00

Getbusy (GETB) Director name: Jakeman,Miles Gareth Amount purchased: 17,391 @ 57.73p Value: £10,039.82

Getbusy (GETB) Director name: Jakeman,Miles Gareth Amount purchased: 17,241 @ 57.93p Value: £9,987.71

Getbusy (GETB) Director name: Jakeman,Miles Gareth Amount purchased: 12,719 @ 57.93p Value: £7,368.12

Purplebricks Group (PURP) Director name: Zhika,Elona Mortimer Amount purchased: 37,500 @ 15.75p Value: £5,906.25

More Acquisitions (TMOR) Director name: Goodfellow,Charles Edouard Amount purchased: 454,545 @ 1.10p Value: £4,999.99

Rotala (ROL) Director name: Dunn,Simon Lee Amount purchased: 15,500 @ 23.50p Value: £3,642.50

Iofina (IOF) Director name: Becker ,Thomas M. Amount purchased: 15,000 @ 19.99p Value: £2,998.50

Sse (SSE) Director name: Alexander,Gregor Amount purchased: 40 @ 1,670.72p Value: £668.29

Sse (SSE) Director name: Pibworth ,Martin Amount purchased: 28 @ 1,670.72p Value: £467.80

Victrex Plc (VCT) Director name: Court ,Martin Amount purchased: 8 @ 1,901.00p Value: £152.08

Top Director Sells

Wpp (WPP) Director name: Rogers,John Amount sold: 105,949 @ 1,045.06p Value: £1,107,230.58

Spirax-sarco Engineering (SPX) Director name: Anderson,Nicholas John Amount sold: 6,255 @ 12,300.00p Value: £769,365.00

Spirax-sarco Engineering (SPX) Director name: Patel,Nimesh Amount sold: 5,341 @ 12,300.00p Value: £656,943.00

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Smallwood,Randy V. J. Amount sold: 9,905 @ $59.13 Value: $346,510.54

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Smallwood,Randy V. J. Amount sold: 4,520 @ $59.13 Value: $158,124.95

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Holtby,Douglas M. Amount sold: 3,285 @ $59.13 Value: $114,920.46

Tt Electronics (TTG) Director name: Tyson,Richard Amount sold: 39,503 @ 201.00p Value: £79,401.03

Tt Electronics (TTG) Director name: Hoad,Mark Amount sold: 29,633 @ 201.00p Value: £59,562.33

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Holtby,Douglas M. Amount sold: 1,536 @ $59.13 Value: $53,734.50

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Ives,Glenn Amount sold: 936 @ $59.13 Value: $32,744.46

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.npv (cdi) (WPM) Director name: Ives,Glenn Amount sold: 615 @ $59.13 Value: $21,514.79

Ashmore Group (ASHM) Director name: Shippey,Tom Amount sold: 959 @ 240.00p Value: £2,301.56

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