The Los Angeles-based oil company said it will purchase 8.5 million shares of common at $29.50 on the open market for its employee profit-sharing plan over an unspecified period of time. If completed, the plan’s holdings will increase from 5.3% to more than 10% of Unocal common. Unocal closed down 12.5 cents at $28 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.
Unocal will buy stock for its profit-sharing plan.
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12:00 AM, Sep. 20, 1985