SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to
Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 11, 2013
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
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|35 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA||01730|
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On November 11, 2013, Hologic, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended September 28, 2013 and hosted a conference call to discuss those results. In addition, the Company posted an investor presentation to its website.
A copy of the press release was furnished as an exhibit to a Form 8-K filed by the Company on November 12, 2013 and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference. A copy of the written transcript of the conference call is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.3 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference.
Limitation on Incorporation by Reference. The information furnished in this Item 2.02, including Exhibits 99.1, 99.2, and 99.3, 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 such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements. The information presented in the exhibits hereto contains forward-looking information that involves risks and uncertainties, including statements about the Companys plans, objectives, expectations and intentions. Such statements include, without limitation: financial or other information based upon or otherwise incorporating judgments or estimates relating to future performance, events or expectations; the Companys strategies, positioning, resources, capabilities, and expectations for future performance; and the Companys outlook and financial and other guidance. These forward-looking statements are based upon assumptions made by the Company as of the date hereof and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Risks and uncertainties that could adversely affect the Companys business and prospects, and otherwise cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, include without limitation: the ability of the Company to successfully manage recent and ongoing leadership and organizational changes, including the ability of the Company to attract, motivate and retain key employees; U.S., European and general worldwide economic conditions and related uncertainties; the Companys reliance on third-party reimbursement policies to support the sales and market acceptance of its products, including the possible adverse impact of government regulation and changes in the availability and amount of reimbursement and uncertainties for new products or product enhancements; uncertainties regarding the recently enacted or future healthcare reform legislation, including associated tax provisions, or budget reduction or other cost containment efforts; changes in guidelines, recommendations and studies published by various organizations that could affect the use of the Companys products; uncertainties inherent in the development of new products and the enhancement of existing products, including FDA approval and/or clearance and other regulatory risks, technical risks, cost overruns and delays; the risk that products may contain undetected errors or defects or otherwise not perform as anticipated; risks associated with strategic alliances and the ability of the Company to realize anticipated benefits of those alliances; risks associated with acquisitions, including without limitation, the Companys ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, the risks that the acquired businesses may not operate as effectively and efficiently as expected even if otherwise successfully integrated, the risks that acquisitions may involve unexpected costs or unexpected liabilities, including the risks and challenges associated with the Companys recent acquisition of Gen-Probe and operations in China; the risks of conducting business internationally; the risk of adverse exchange rate fluctuations on the Companys international activities and businesses; manufacturing risks, including the Companys reliance on a single or limited source of supply for key components, and the need to comply with especially high standards for the manufacture of many of its products; the Companys ability to predict accurately the demand for its products, and products under development, and to develop strategies to address its markets successfully; the early stage of market development for certain of the Companys products; the Companys leverage risks, including the Companys obligation to meet payment obligations and financial covenants associated with its debt; risks related to the use and protection of intellectual property; expenses, uncertainties and potential liabilities relating to litigation, including, without limitation, commercial, intellectual property, employment and product liability litigation; technical innovations that could render products marketed or under development by the Company obsolete; and competition. The risks included above are not exhaustive. Other factors that could
adversely affect the companys business and prospects are described in the filings made by the Company with the Securities Exchange Commission. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements presented herein to reflect any change in expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release dated November 11, 2013 of Hologic, Inc. announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended September 28, 2013 (incorporated by reference to the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed November 12, 2013).|
|99.2||Transcript of conference call held November 11, 2013 by Hologic, Inc. discussing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended September 28, 2013.|
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.
|Date: November 15, 2013||HOLOGIC, INC.|
/s/ Glenn P. Muir
|Glenn P. Muir|
Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration,
and Chief Financial Officer