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: April 25, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1925 W. Field Court
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.07 – Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
IDEX Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 and voted on the following matters:
The election of three directors to serve a three-year term. The following persons were elected to serve as Class II directors for a three-year term expiring at the Company's annual meeting to be held in 2021, or upon the election and qualification of their successors.
William M. Cook
Cynthia J. Warner
Mark A. Buthman
A proposal to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The proposal received the affirmative vote of a majority of the shares present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote on the matter as follows:
3. On a proposal to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018. The proposal received the affirmative vote of a majority of the shares present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote on the matter as follows:
Item 7.01 – Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 25, 2018, IDEX Corporation issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a 16 percent increase in the Company’s regular quarterly cash dividend.
A copy of the press release announcing the dividend increase is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
/s/ WILLIAM K. GROGAN
William K. Grogan
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
April 27, 2018