Gardner Denver 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2009
Gardner Denver, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
1800 Gardner Expressway
Quincy, Illinois 62305
(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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. below):
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On November 16, 2009, Gardner Denver, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release (the Press Release) announcing that its Board of Directors (the Board) has adopted a dividend policy pursuant to which it intends to pay quarterly cash dividends on its common stock (the Dividend Policy). In connection with the adoption of the Dividend Policy, the Board declared the Companys first quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, payable on December 10, 2009, to stockholders of record as of November 23, 2009.
The Dividend Policy and the payment of future cash dividends thereunder are subject to the continuing determination by the Board that the Dividend Policy and the declaration of dividends thereunder are in the best interests of the Companys stockholders and is in compliance with all laws and agreements of the Company applicable to the declaration and payment of cash dividends.
A copy of the Press Release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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 thereunto duly authorized.
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