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): July 27, 2021
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|525 William Penn Place|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (412) 248-8000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Capital Stock, par value $1.25 per share||KMT||New York Stock Exchange|
|Preferred Stock Purchase Rights||New York Stock Exchange|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On August 2, 2021, Kennametal Inc. (Kennametal or the Company) issued an earnings announcement for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
The earnings announcement issued on August 2, 2021 is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liability of that section unless the Company specifically incorporates it by reference in a document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On July 27, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company approved a share repurchase program authorizing the Company to purchase up to $200 million of the Company’s common stock over a three-year period. The share repurchase program is in accordance with Rule 10b-18 of the Exchange Act. Subject to applicable rules and regulations, the shares may be purchased from time to time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Such purchases will be at times and in amounts as the Company deems appropriate, based on factors such as market conditions, legal requirements and other business considerations.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date:||August 2, 2021||By:||/s/ Patrick S. Watson|
|Patrick S. Watson|
|Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller|