UMS AG: Share buy-back terminated for the time being

(PresseBox) ( Hamburg, )
UMS United Medical Systems AG (UMS/ ISIN DE0005493654) launched a second share buy-back program on October 12, 2009.In this program, UMS AG can buy back up to 541,463 of its own shares. Because of the very low volume of trading, the Management Board and the Supervisory Board of UMS AG have decided to terminate the share buy-back program until further notice.

To date, 308,700 shares, or 5.7% of the share capital, have been acquired for a total of approximately EUR1.9 million. Of this amount, approximately EUR1.0 million is attributable to 2010. In addition, UMS AG distributed a dividend of 30 cents per share in 2010, for a total distribution of approximately EUR1.5 million.

The Management Board and the Supervisory Board will regularly discuss continuation of share buy-back. Further details about the program and information on buy-backs that have been carried out can be found on the UMS AG website at www.umsag.com.
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