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) January 17, 2013
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 17, 2013, Amphenol Corporation issued a press release setting forth the Companys 2012 fourth quarter earnings. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On January 17, 2013, Amphenol Corporation issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to 10 million shares of its common stock during the two year period ending January 31, 2015.
Statements in this Form 8-K which are other than historical facts are intended to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other related laws. While the Company believes such statements are reasonable, the actual results and effects could differ materially from those currently anticipated. Please refer to Part I, Item 1A of the Companys Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, for some factors that could cause the actual results to differ from estimates. In providing forward-looking statements, the Company is not undertaking any duty or obligation to update these statements publicly as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated January 17, 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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 17, 2013