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Director dealings: Whitbread non-exec invests, Ibstock CFO covers tax bill

(Sharecast News) - Premier Inn owner Whitbread was among those disclosing director buys on Tuesday, after an independent non-executive director made a purchase. The FTSE 100 company said Karen Jones picked up 900 shares on 15 August, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

Jones paid 3,471p for each share, valuing the transaction at a total of £31,239.00.

Elsewhere, Ibstock reported a large sale of shares by its chief financial officer, after he exercised a number of vested awards.

The brick specialist said Chris McLeish received 101,416 shares at nil cost on the exercise of vested awards under its long-term incentive plan.

McLeish then sold 90,364 shares to cover the income tax and National Insurance due on the award of the shares.

The CFO received 154.2p for each share, valuing the sale at £139,341.29.

At the close on Tuesday, shares in Whitbread were down 0.68% at 3,498p, while those in Ibstock were 0.52% weaker at 153.4p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Whelan,Elaine Amount purchased: 20,829 @ 477.69p Value: �99,497.01

Hargreaves Services (HSP) Director name: Anderson,David Amount purchased: 15,325 @ 466.20p Value: �71,445.15

Whitbread (WTB) Director name: Jones,Dame Karen Amount purchased: 900 @ 3,471.00p Value: �31,239.00

Insig Ai (INSG) Director name: Bernstein,Richard Amount purchased: 150,000 @ 15.71p Value: �23,565.00

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 2,500 @ 476.00p Value: �11,900.00

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 2,500 @ 476.00p Value: �11,900.00

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 2,500 @ 474.50p Value: �11,862.50

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 2,346 @ 475.60p Value: �11,157.58

Omega Diagnostics Group (ODX) Director name: Grewal,Jag Amount purchased: 296,009 @ 2.70p Value: �7,992.24

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 1,375 @ 476.00p Value: �6,545.00

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 1,281 @ 476.00p Value: �6,097.56

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 1,219 @ 474.50p Value: �5,784.15

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 1,125 @ 476.50p Value: �5,360.62

Marks Electrical Group (MRK) Director name: Egan,Joshua E T A Amount purchased: 1,000 @ 100.30p Value: �1,003.00

Conduit Holdings Limited Com Shs (di) (CRE) Director name: Carvey,Trevor Amount purchased: 154 @ 476.00p Value: �733.04

Treatt (TET) Director name: Reeve,Daemmon Amount purchased: 72 @ 634.25p Value: �456.66

Itm Power (ITM) Director name: Allen,Andy Amount purchased: 308 @ 97.22p Value: �299.43

Itm Power (ITM) Director name: Bourne,Simon Amount purchased: 308 @ 97.22p Value: �299.43

Treatt (TET) Director name: Reeve,Daemmon Amount purchased: 33 @ 635.00p Value: �209.55

Treatt (TET) Director name: Reeve,Daemmon Amount purchased: 30 @ 628.00p Value: �188.40

Bae Systems (BA.) Director name: Woodburn,Charles Amount purchased: 15 @ 1,019.17p Value: �152.88

Firstgroup (FGP) Director name: Mangold,Ryan Amount purchased: 97 @ 155.03p Value: �150.38

Aj Bell (AJB) Director name: Stott,Roger Amount purchased: 50 @ 298.20p Value: �149.10

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Carter,Simon Amount purchased: 47 @ 317.03p Value: �149.00

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Mistry,Bhavesh Amount purchased: 47 @ 317.03p Value: �149.00

Bae Systems (BA.) Director name: Greve,Brad Amount purchased: 14 @ 1,019.17p Value: �142.68

Treatt (TET) Director name: Govender ,Ryan Amount purchased: 3 @ 628.00p Value: �18.84

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Carter,Simon Amount purchased: 94 @ n/a Value: n/a

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Mistry,Bhavesh Amount purchased: 94 @ n/a Value: n/a

Top Director Sells

Ondo Insurtech (ONDO) Director name: Morrison,Andrew John Gowdy Amount sold: 600,000 @ 30.00p Value: �180,000.01

Ibstock (IBST) Director name: McLeish,Chris Amount sold: 90,364 @ 154.20p Value: �139,341.29

Hargreaves Services (HSP) Director name: Anderson,David Amount sold: 15,325 @ 466.00p Value: �71,414.50

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