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):
April 29, 2021
National Instruments Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(Commission File Number)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
11500 North MoPac Expressway
Austin, Texas 78759
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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|
|Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value||NATI||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. ☐
|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein is the text of the press release of National Instruments Corporation ("NI"), dated April 29, 2021, regarding the unaudited financial results for NI’s first fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021.
The information in the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 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 of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On April 29, 2021, NI announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.27 per share payable on June 1, 2021, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 10, 2021. A copy of the press release announcing the dividend is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|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.
|NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION|
|By:|| /s/ R. Eddie Dixon, Jr.|
Name: R. Eddie Dixon, Jr.
Title: Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President & Secretary
Date: April 29, 2021