Snap-On 8-K 2012
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR
On April 19, 2012, Snap-on Incorporated (the “Corporation”) issued a press release entitled “Snap-on Announces First Quarter 2012 Results; Diluted EPS of $1.21 increases 26.0% from $0.96 last year; Sales of $735.2 million up 6.0% year over year; Operating earnings of $121.4 million increases 21.6% from 2011 levels.” The text of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99 and incorporated herein by reference.
The press release contains cautionary statements identifying important factors that could cause actual results of the Corporation to differ materially from those described in any forward-looking statement of the Corporation.
The press release also contains information concerning the impacts of foreign currency translation on certain items of reported results, and this information may include non-GAAP financial measures. The Corporation presents information in this manner to show changes in these items of reported results apart from those related to the quarterly volatility of foreign currency changes.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, Snap-on Incorporated has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.