Two executive directors of Cable & Wireless Communications have taken advantage of the shares going ex-dividend on Wednesday and added to their shareholdings.
The final dividend payment of 3.34p a share is the first dividend since Cable & Wireless Worldwide was spun off.
Chief executive Tony Rice bought 1m shares at 56.9636p a share, while finance director Tim Pennington acquired 875,837 shares at 57.0882p a share. Rice owns just over 8m shares, while Pennington owns nearly 1.9m shares.
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C&W Communications first set of results after the demerger were better than expected. EBITDA was $908m in the year to March 2010.
Evolution recently cut its share price target to 42p.
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Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) Director name: Mr Timothy PenningtonAmount purchased: 875,837 @ 57.09p Value: £500,015
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CLS Holdings (CLI) Director name: Mr H O Thomas LundqvistAmount purchased: 4,259 @ 445.00p Value: £18,953
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BBA Aviation (BBA) Director name: Mr Simon PryceAmount sold: 30,057 @ 188.90p Value: £56,778
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