Director dealings: James Cropper chair ups stake

updated: 6 December 2018 at 4:40pm Author: Iain Gilbert

(Sharecast News) - James Cropper chairman Mark Cropper purchased 29,440 ordinary shares in the AIM-listed firm on Thursday.
Cropper, the great great great grandson of the company's founder who joined the board back in 2006, acquired the shares at an average price 1,070p, for a total value of £315,007.99.

The group's chair now has a beneficial shareholding in Cropper of 1.78m ordinary shares, equivalent to 18.7% of its issued share capital.

The advanced materials and paper products group warned investors back in January that further headwinds were set to come in the wake of rising pulp costs.

As of 1640 GMT, Cropper shares had slipped 6.60% to 990p.

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