United Therapeutics 8-K 2009
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): May 1, 2009
United Therapeutics Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 1, 2009, United Therapeutics Corporation (the Company) issued a press release setting forth its earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2009.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Exhibits
This information shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liability under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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.