Avnet 8-K 2012
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) August 8, 2012
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Item 2.02 Other Information.
On August 8, 2012, Avnet, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its fourth quarter and year-end results of operations for fiscal 2012. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Also attached is the CFO Review of Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Results as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein.
The information in this Item 2.02 and the exhibits attached hereto are being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (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 except as shall be expressly set forth in such filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 8, 2012, the Company announced that the Board of Directors approved adding $250,000,000 to the Companys stock repurchase program. With this increase, the Company may repurchase up to a total of $750,000,000 of the Companys common stock under the stock repurchase program. The Company may repurchase shares from time to time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise, subject to applicable laws, regulations and approvals, strategic considerations, market conditions and other factors. The Company may terminate or limit the stock repurchase program at any time without prior notice.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following materials are attached as exhibits to this Current 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.