ABAXIS 8-K 2012
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934>
April 26, 2012
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The information in this Current Report is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
On April 26, 2012, Abaxis, Inc. announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 and certain other information. A copy of Abaxis’ press release announcing these financial results and certain other information is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Use of Financial Measures
To supplement the financial statements presented in accordance with United States generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Abaxis uses operating income per share, a non-GAAP financial measure. The presentation of this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. For more information on this non-GAAP financial measure, refer to the table captioned “Operating Income Per Share” included at the end of the press release.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished with this report on Form 8-K:
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.
Date: April 26, 2012
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