FELE Franklin Electric
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): April 28, 2020
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO., INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS employer identification no.)|
|9255 Coverdale Road|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Common Stock, $0.10 par value||FELE||NASDAQ||Global Select Market|
|(Title of each class)||(Trading symbol)||(Name of each exchange on which registered)|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On April 28, 2020, Franklin Electric Co., Inc. issued a press release announcing its earnings for the first quarter of 2020 and providing an update on the effects of the global pandemic. A copy of the release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. This Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto are being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of 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 hereunto duly authorized.
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO., INC.
|Date: April 28, 2020||By||/s/ John J. Haines|
|John J. Haines|
|Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)|
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