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National Instruments (NATI)

Filed: 7 Jan 21, 9:00am

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549

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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)

January 7, 2021 (January 3, 2021)
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National Instruments Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 000-25426
 74-1871327
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

11500 North MoPac Expressway
Austin, Texas 78759
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(512) 683-0100
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
NATI
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (ß230.405 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.

Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein is the text of the press release of National Instruments Corporation (the "Company"), dated January 7, 2021, regarding the unaudited preliminary results for the Company’s fourth quarter ended December 31, 2020.
 
The information in the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 3, 2021, Carla Pineyro Sublett, the Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, and General Manager of the Portfolio Business, and a named executive officer, notified the Company of her intent to resign from the Company, effective February 1, 2021, to pursue other opportunities.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits. 
 
Exhibit No.
 Description
99.1  
104 
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)
 



SIGNATURES

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.

  NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION
   
 By:/s/ R. Eddie Dixon, Jr. 
  
Name: R. Eddie Dixon, Jr.
Title:  Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date:  January 7, 2021