HEERLEN, Netherlands, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has repurchased 168,100 of its own shares in the period from 19 August 2019 up to and including 23 August 2019 at an average price of €110.62. This is in accordance with the repurchase announced on 14 March 2019, covering the intended reduction of issued capital as well as commitments under share-based compensation plans and for stock dividends. The consideration of this repurchase was €18.6 million.
The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 3,497,945 shares for a total consideration of €364.1 million.
For more detailed information see 'Daily transaction details Share Repurchase Program announced 14 March 2019'.
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