REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that on 14 May 2012, it purchased for cancellation 525,500 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2665 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,267,111,010.
A C N Kemp
15 May 2012