Cabot Oil & Gas 8-K 2006
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 1, 2006
CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 589-4600
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 (see General Instruction A.2):
Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On June 1, 2006, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation filed a certificate of amendment to its certificate of incorporation with the Delaware Secretary of State. The amendment, which was effective upon filing, increased Cabots authorized common stock, par value $.10 per share, from 80,000,000 shares to 120,000,000 shares. The amendment was approved by Cabots stockholders at the 2006 annual meeting of stockholders held on May 4, 2006. In connection with that amendment, Cabot also filed with the Delaware Secretary of State a certificate of increase of shares designated as Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock increasing the number of such shares authorized for issuance from 800,000 to 1,200,000. The shares of Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock are issuable pursuant to the Rights Agreement between Cabot and The Bank of New York, as Rights Agent.
Item 9. 01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: June 5, 2006