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ArcelorMittal buys back four million shares worth $89 million

The shares acquired under this programme "are intended to meet ArcelorMittal's obligations arising from employee share programmes", the company said

Press Trust of India  |  London 

ArcelorMittal held a 29.05 per cent stake in Uttam Galva Steels

Global steel giant Tuesday said it has repurchased four million shares worth $89 million under its share buyback programme.

The steel major bought back shares at an average price of 19.894 euro. The company on February 7 had announced the launch of the share buyback programme.

"has repurchased 4 million shares for a total value of approximately Euro 79,577,540 (equivalent $89,679,370) at an approximate average price per share of Euro 19.894," the company said in a statement.

The shares acquired under this programme "are intended to meet ArcelorMittal's obligations arising from employee share programmes", it added.

First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 19:15 IST
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