REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that on 24 May 2012, it purchased for cancellation 153,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2605 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,264,461,837.
A C N Kemp
25 May 2012