Cooper Industries 8-K 2011
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Cooper Industries plc
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Item 8.01 Other Events
Cooper Industries plc (Cooper) currently has 3,734,747 shares that may yet be purchased under its share repurchase program that was approved by the Board of Directors in February 2009. On November 1, 2011, Coopers Board increased the share repurchase authorization by 10 million shares. In addition, Coopers Board has authorized the repurchase of shares issued from time to time under Coopers equity compensation plans, matched savings plan and dividend reinvestment plan in order to offset the dilution that results from issuing shares under these plans.
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.