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): February 12, 2019
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|Item 8.01|| |
On February 13, 2019, AMETEK, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved a $500 million increase to the authorization level for repurchases of its common stock. This increased authorization will be added to the $1.0 million that remained available from an existing authorization approved by the Board of Directors in November 2016. A copy of such press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Copy of press release issued by AMETEK, Inc. on February 13, 2019.|
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.
|February 13, 2019||By:|
|Name:||Thomas M. Montgomery|
|Title:||Senior Vice President Comptroller|