Director dealings: BAT, Diaceutics execs make investments
Among the list of director buys on Tuesday was British American Tobacco, after its chief executive picked up more than a quarter-of-a-million pounds worth of shares.
The company said Tadeu Marroco bought 10,000 shares on 6 June, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.
He paid £25.73855 for each share, valuing the transaction at £257,385.53.
The investment came after the firm held its full-year revenue and profit guidance in an update on Tuesday morning, with trading set to be weighted towards the second half.
Elsewhere, pharmaceutical technology specialist Diaceutics disclosed a purchase made by its chief financial officer.
The company said Nick Roberts bought 21,742 shares on 5 June, also in a single transaction in London.
Roberts paid 91.75p for each share, and as a result of the investment, his shareholding now totalled 62,576 shares, representing approximately 0.07% of the company's issued share capital.
At 1407 BST, shares in British American Tobbacco were up 1.15%at 2,600p, while those in Diaceutic were down 0.62% at 90.44p.
Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.
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