REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that, on 15 February 2012, it purchased for cancellation 400,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2900 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,278,929,353.
A C N Kemp
16 February 2012