Director/PDMR Shareholding

5 February 2018 14:00 GMT

TRANSACTION BY PERSON DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Disclosure under Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation

AstraZeneca PLC (the Company) announces that, on 2 February 2018, it was notified by Philip Broadley, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, that, on 2 February 2018, Mr Broadley purchased 415 Ordinary Shares of $0.25 each in the Company (Shares) at a price of 4846.3645 pence per Share.

The attached notification, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, give further detail.

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
a) Name Philip Broadley
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Non-Executive Director
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name AstraZeneca PLC
b) LEI PY6ZZQWO2IZFZC3IOL08
4 Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument Identification code Ordinary Shares of US$0.25 each in AstraZeneca PLC GB0009895292
b) Nature of the transaction Share purchase
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) 4846.3645 pence Volume(s) 415
d) Aggregated information - Aggregated volume - Price Not applicable - single transaction
e) Date of the transaction 2 February 2018
f) Place of the transaction XLON

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