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RNS Number : 5058U

Ferguson PLC

29 July 2020

FERGUSON PLC

(the "Company")

GENERAL MEETING: RESULT

The Company is pleased to announce that, at its General Meeting held earlier today, shareholders passed the special resolution by the requisite majority on a poll.

The full text of the special resolution is contained in the Notice of General Meeting, which is available on the Company's website, www.fergusonplc.com

The total number of votes cast for the special resolution is set out in the table below.

 
    Resolution          For        %*     Against    %*    Votes Total   % Votes   Votes Withheld*** 
                                                                          cast** 
 To adopt new 
  articles of 
  association 
  of the Company    177,947,083   99.48   927,396   0.52   178,874,479     79.54              76,402 
                   ------------  ------  --------  -----  ------------  --------  ------------------ 
 
   *            percentage of votes cast excludes withheld votes 
   **          percentage of issued share capital (excluding 7,282,242 treasury shares) 

*** a vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution

As at 27 July 2020, the Company:

(i) had 232,171,182 issued ordinary shares of 10 pence, each ordinary share having one vote;

(ii) held 7,282,242 ordinary shares in treasury. The voting rights of treasury shares are automatically suspended; and

(iii) accordingly, had total voting rights of 224,888,940

Enquiries:

 
Graham Middlemiss, Group Company Secretary 
 (0118 927 3800) 
 

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