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): May 1, 2019
IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|One IDEXX Drive, Westbrook, Maine||04092|
|(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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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On May 1, 2019, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (the “Company”) announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. The full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
In accordance with general instructions to Form 8-K, the information in this Form 8-K and the Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto is being furnished under Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (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 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The following exhibit relating to Item 2.02 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed.
|Exhibit No.||Description of Exhibit|
|99.1||Press Release entitled “IDEXX Laboratories Announces First Quarter Results,” issued by the Company on May 1, 2019.|
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.
|IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.|
|Date: May 1, 2019||By:||/s/ Brian P. McKeon|
|Brian P. McKeon|
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer