19 August 2011
HALFORDS GROUP PLC: PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES
Halfords Group PLC announces that on 18 August 2011 it purchased, through Investec Bank plc, 100,000 of its ordinary shares for transfer into treasury at a price of 287.8 pence per share. The highest price paid was 295.7 pence per share and the lowest price paid was 283.6 pence per share.
The shares held in treasury will be used to meet options under the Company's share options schemes between 2011 and 2014. Following the above purchase, the Company now holds 529,712 shares in treasury. Since 7 April 2011 when the buy back programme commenced the Company has bought back 6,816,296 shares for cancellation and 4,480,000 for transfer into treasury.