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KMT Kennametal

Filed: 2 Nov 20, 4:26pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 27, 2020
 
Kennametal Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
Pennsylvania 1-5318  25-0900168
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number)  (IRS Employer Identification No.)        
525 William Penn Place   
Suite 3300
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania15219
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (412) 248-8000

(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). 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.
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Capital Stock, par value $1.25 per shareKMTNew York Stock Exchange
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights New York Stock Exchange







Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 2, 2020, Kennametal Inc. (Kennametal or the Company) issued an earnings announcement for its fiscal 2021 first quarter ended September 30, 2020. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
The earnings announcement issued on November 2, 2020 is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liability of that section unless the Company specifically incorporates it by reference in a document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Annual Meeting of Shareowners of Kennametal Inc. on October 27, 2020, the Company's Shareowners voted on the election of nine directors with terms to expire in 2021, the ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, an advisory vote on executive compensation and the approval of the Kennametal Inc. 2020 Stock and Incentive Plan. The 79,550,875 shares present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting were voted as described below.
I.    The nine directors listed below were elected to serve as directors until the next annual meeting of Shareowners in 2021 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified by the following vote:
ForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Joseph Alvarado76,125,090 704,495 2,721,290 
Cindy L. Davis76,391,104 438,481 2,721,290 
William J. Harvey76,321,445 508,140 2,721,290 
William M. Lambert76,268,024 561,561 2,721,290 
Lorraine M. Martin76,286,699 542,886 2,721,290 
Sagar A. Patel76,282,015 547,570 2,721,290 
Christopher Rossi76,726,183 103,402 2,721,290 
Lawrence W. Stranghoener76,275,789 553,796 2,721,290 
Steven H. Wunning75,429,410 1,400,175 2,721,290 
II.    The ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 was approved by the following vote:
ForAgainstAbstained
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP77,430,485 2,068,588 51,802 
III.    The advisory vote on executive compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company's proxy statement, was approved on an advisory basis by the following vote:
ForAgainstAbstainedBroker Non-Votes
Executive compensation75,779,128 927,309 123,148 2,721,290 
IV.    The Kennametal Inc. 2020 Stock and Incentive Plan was approved by the following vote:
ForAgainstAbstainedBroker Non-Votes
Kennametal Inc. 2020 Stock and Incentive Plan72,257,719 4,479,163 92,703 2,721,290 

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Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)
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Signatures
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 KENNAMETAL INC. 
Date:November 2, 2020By: /s/ Patrick S. Watson 
 Patrick S. Watson 
 Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller 

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