SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1100 Cassatt Road,
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On February 1, 2018, AMETEK, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2017. A copy of the release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein. This Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto are being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.
The information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On February 1, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a 56% increase in its quarterly cash dividend on its common stock to $0.14 per share from $0.09 per share. A copy of the release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
On February 1, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing it has acquired FMH Aerospace and Arizona Instrument. A copy of the release is furnished as Exhibit 99.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release, dated February 1, 2018, AMETEK Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results and Issues 2018 Guidance|
|99.2||Press release, dated February 1, 2018, AMETEK Increases Quarterly Dividend|
|99.3||Press release, dated February 1, 2018, AMETEK Completes Two Acquisitions|
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 hereunto duly authorized.
|February 1, 2018||By:|
|Name:||Thomas M. Montgomery|
|Title:||Senior Vice President Comptroller|