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Director dealings: Spouse of Henry Boot CEO makes share purchase

(Sharecast News) - Henry Boot revealed on Friday that chief executive Timothy Roberts' spouse Sarah Roberts had acquired 42,000 ordinary shares in the London-listed construction group. Roberts purchased the shares on Thursday at an average price of 237.90p each, for a total value of £99,919.08.

Earlier in the week, Henry Boot reported record underlying profits despite trading amid a "challenging backdrop" and experiencing a drop in its investment portfolio.

As of 1550 GMT, Henry Boot shares were up 2.58% at 239.0p.

Reporting by Iain Gilbert at Sharecast.com

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Henry Boot (BOOT) Director name: Roberts,Timothy Andrew Amount purchased: 42,000 @ 237.90p Value: £99,919.08

Omega Diagnostics Group (ODX) Director name: Grewal,Jag Amount purchased: 1,000,000 @ 3.48p Value: £34,839.00

Omega Diagnostics Group (ODX) Director name: Lea,Christopher Paul Amount purchased: 1,000,000 @ 3.48p Value: £34,839.00

Alpha Real Trust Ltd. (ARTL) Director name: Rose,Phillip Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 129.00p Value: £32,250.00

Sirius Real Estate Ltd. (SRE) Director name: Coombs,Andrew Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 85.10p Value: £21,275.00

Craneware (CRW) Director name: Neilson,Keith Amount purchased: 1,367 @ 1,455.00p Value: £19,889.85

Staffline Group (STAF) Director name: Quint,Daniel Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 32.80p Value: £16,400.00

Audioboom Group (BOOM) Director name: Tobin,Michael Amount purchased: 2,500 @ 395.00p Value: £9,875.00

Ajax Resources (AJAX) Director name: Cattaneo,Ippolito Ingo Amount purchased: 40,000 @ 9.94p Value: £3,976.00

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Globaldata (DATA) Director name: Danson,Michael Amount sold: 2,788,833 @ 1,150.00p Value: £32,071,579.50

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