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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) July 30, 2020
 
GCP Applied Technologies Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware 1-3753347-3936076
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

62 Whittemore Avenue 
Cambridge,Massachusetts02140
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 876-1400

 (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) N/A
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueGCPNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 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.
 
On August 5, 2020, GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (“GCP”) issued a press release announcing second quarter 2020 results. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On July 30, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of GCP authorized a program to repurchase up to $100 million of GCP’s common stock which is effective through July 30, 2022. Share repurchases under the program may be made from time to time at Board's discretion through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions in accordance with applicable federal securities laws, including Rule 10b-18 of the Exchange Act. The share repurchase program is subject to a periodic review by the Board and may be suspended periodically or discontinued at any time. GCP plans to fund repurchases from its existing cash balance.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)                                 Exhibits
 
Exhibit No.Description of Exhibit
104The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL


SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
  GCP APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES INC.
  (Registrant)
   
 By/s/ Craig A. Merrill
  Craig A. Merrill
  Chief Financial Officer
  (Principal Financial Officer)
Dated:August 5, 2020