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Director dealings: Watkin Jones director makes share purchase

(Sharecast News) - Watkin Jones revealed on Tuesday that non-executive director Francis Salway had acquired 45,500 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed construction and development firm. Salway, who joined the board of Watkin Jones in October 2022, purchased the shares at an average price of 110.16p per share, for a total value of £50,122.80.

Back in October, Watkin Jones reported a "strong" second-half operational performance as it continued delivery across both its purpose-built student accommodation and build-to-rent development programmes, although market volatility saw it lower guidance.

As of 1610 GMT, Watkin Jones shares were up 1.37% at 111.80p.

Reporting by Iain Gilbert at Sharecast.com

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