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20 March 2020 07:00 GMT


Transaction by Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

Disclosure under Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation


AstraZeneca PLC (the Company) announced that, on 19 March 2020, it was notified by Tony Mok, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, that, on 18 March 2020, Mr Mok purchased 1,000 of the Company's American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at a price of $38.32 per ADS. Two ADSs are equivalent to one Ordinary Share of $0.25 in the Company.


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


1  Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 
a)  Name   Tony Mok
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
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   AstraZeneca PLC American Depositary Shares  CUSIP: 046353108
b)  Nature of the transaction   Purchase of AstraZeneca PLC American Depositary Shares
c)  Price(s) and volume(s)    
Price(s)  Volume(s)
US$38.32 1,000
d)  Aggregated information  - Aggregated volume  - Price   Not applicable - single transaction 
e)  Date of the transaction   18 March 2020
f)  Place of the transaction   NYSE



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