REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that on 9 September 2011, it purchased for cancellation 800,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2821 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,339,500,547.
A C N Kemp
12 September 2011