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): June 7, 2021
EXACT SCIENCES CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
5505 Endeavor Lane
Madison, WI 53719
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (608) 284-5700
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share||EXAS||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
8.01 Other Events.
On June 7, 2021, Exact Sciences Corporation (the “Company”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a prospectus supplement dated June 7, 2021 (the “Prospectus Supplement”) to the Company's automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-238845). The Prospectus Supplement was filed to register the resale from time to time by the selling stockholders referenced in the Prospectus Supplement of up to 125,444 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share.
In connection with the Prospectus Supplement, the Company is filing the opinion of its counsel, K&L Gates LLP, regarding the legality of the securities being registered, which opinion is attached as Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit No.||Exhibit Description|
|Opinion of K&L Gates LLP|
|Consent of K&L Gates LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
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.
|EXACT SCIENCES CORPORATION|
|Date: June 7, 2021||By:||/s/ Jeffrey T. Elliott|
|Jeffrey T. Elliott|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer|