REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that on 15 May 2012, it purchased for cancellation 550,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2654 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,266,580,309.
A C N Kemp
16 May 2012