SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of October 2015
Commission File Number: 001-11960
2 Kingdom Street, London W2 6BD
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
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Transaction by Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
Disclosure Rule DTR 3.1.4
On 27 October 2015, Jean-Philippe Courtois, a Director of the Company notified us that, on 6 August 2015, he became interested in 900 AstraZeneca PLC Ordinary Shares of $0.25 each at a price of 4423p per Ordinary Share as a result of a purchase of shares on the London Stock Exchange.
A C N Kemp
27 October 2015
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: 27 October 2015
By: /s/ Adrian Kemp
Name: Adrian Kemp
Title: Company Secretary