The Wall Street Journal: Shell Says
Bought Back 1.2 Mln Own Shares
DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
May 26, 2004 2:06 a.m.
Edited Press Release
AMSTERDAM -- The "Shell " Transport and Trading Company, p.l.c. (RD) announced Wednesday that on 25 May, 2004 it purchased for cancellation 1,200,000 ordinary shares at a price of 401.52 pence per share.
Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of ordinary shares of The "Shell " Transport and Trading Company, p.l.c. will be 9,664,800,000.
Royal Dutch Petroleum Company (RD) announces that on 25 May, 2004 it purchased 250,000 ordinary shares at a price of EUR41.37 per share.
Following the cancellation (still subject to shareholder approval) of these and other ordinary shares purchased under the buyback programme, the remaining number or ordinary shares outstanding of Royal Dutch Petroleum Company will be 2,082,925,000.