SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 21, 2021
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|incorporation or organization)|| ||Identification Number)|
|38/39 Fitzwilliam Square||D02 NX53|
|(Address of principal executive office)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (353) (1) 234-3136
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Ordinary Shares, par value $0.00001 per share||STX||The NASDAQ Global Select Market|
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 21, 2021, Seagate Technology plc (the “Company” or “Seagate”) issued a press release reporting its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended January 1, 2021. The press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in this Item 2.02 and the exhibit hereto are “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 21, 2021, the Company’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.67 per share, which will be payable on April 7, 2021 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 24, 2021.
Seagate has issued a Supplemental Financial Information document. The Supplemental Financial Information is available on Seagate’s Investor Relations website at investors.seagate.com.
Seagate management will hold a public webcast today at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time that can be accessed on its Investor Relations website at investors.seagate.com. During today’s webcast, the Company will provide an outlook for its fiscal third quarter of 2021 including key underlying assumptions. A replay will be available on Seagate’s Investor Relations website at investors.seagate.com shortly following the conclusion of the event and will be archived for approximately one year. Investors and others should note that the Company routinely uses the Investor Relations section of its corporate website to announce material information to investors and the marketplace. While not all of the information that the Company posts on its corporate website is of a material nature, some information could be deemed to be material. Accordingly, the Company encourages investors, the media, and others interested in the Company to review the information that it shares on investors.seagate.com.
The information in this Item 7.01 is “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liability of such section.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K:
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.
| ||SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY|
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Date: January 21, 2021
|By:||/s/ Gianluca Romano|
| ||Name:||Gianluca Romano|
| ||Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer) |