Gartner 8-K 2015
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ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
On May 7, 2015, Gartner, Inc. (the “Company”) announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. A copy of the Company’s press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 2.02 and in Exhibit 99.1 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS.
On May 5, 2015, the Company’s Board of Directors authorized $1.2 billion to repurchase the Company's common stock. This authorization succeeds the Company’s prior $800 million share repurchase authorization, which was substantially utilized. The Company may repurchase its common stock from time to time in amounts and at prices the Company deems appropriate, subject to the availability of stock, prevailing market conditions, the trading price of the stock, the Company’s financial performance and other conditions. Repurchases may be made through open market purchases, private transactions or other transactions and will be funded from cash on hand and borrowings under the Company’s credit agreement.
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.