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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):
September 25, 2019
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware000-3020536-4324765
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

870 North Commons Drive, Aurora, Illinois
60504
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

(630) 375-6631
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per shareCCMPNASDAQ
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 8.01 Other Events.

On September 25, 2019, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share ($1.68 per share on an annualized basis) on the Company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on or about October 30, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 9, 2019. The declaration and payment of future dividends is subject to the discretion and determination of the Company's Board of Directors and management, based on a variety of factors, and the program may be suspended, terminated or modified at any time for any reason.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)Exhibits
The following exhibits are being furnished, not filed, herewith pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K:
99.1Press release, dated September 25, 2019, entitled “Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend.”




SIGNATURE
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.
CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION
[Registrant]
Date: September 25, 2019By:/s/ SCOTT D. BEAMER
Scott D. Beamer
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
[Principal Financial Officer]




INDEX TO EXHIBITS
Exhibit NumberTitle
Press release, dated September 25, 2019, entitled “Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend."


Document

Exhibit 99.1
PRESS RELEASE



Contact:
Colleen Mumford
Corporate Relations Director
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation 
(630) 499-2600


Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Aurora, IL, September 25, 2019 - Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq: CCMP) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share ($1.68 per share on an annualized basis) on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on or about October 30, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 9, 2019.

ABOUT CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is a leading global supplier of consumable materials to semiconductor manufacturers and pipeline companies. The company’s products play a critical role in the production of advanced semiconductor devices, helping to enable the manufacture of smaller, faster and more complex devices by its customers. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation is also a leading provider of performance materials to pipeline operators. The company's mission is to create value by delivering high-performing and innovative solutions that solve its customers’ challenges. The company has approximately 1,900 employees globally. For more information about Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, visit www.cabotcmp.com, or contact Colleen Mumford, Director of Investor Relations, at 630-499-2600.


SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT
This press release contains forward-looking statements, which address a variety of subjects including, for example, future sales and operating results; growth or contraction, and trends in the industry and markets in which the Company participates; the acquisition of, investment in, or collaboration with other entities, including the Company’s acquisition of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (“KMG”), and the expected benefits and synergies of such acquisition; new product introductions; development of new products, technologies and markets; product performance; the financial conditions of the Company's customers; competitive landscape; the Company's supply chain; natural disasters; various economic or political factors and international or national events, including related to the enactment of trade sanctions, tariffs, or other similar matters; the



generation, protection and acquisition of intellectual property, and litigation related to such intellectual property or third party intellectual property; environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, and related compliance; the operation of facilities by Cabot Microelectronics; the Company's management; foreign exchange fluctuation; the Company's current or future tax rate, including the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the United States (“tax act”); cybersecurity threats; financing facilities and related debt, pay off or payment of principal and interest, and compliance with covenants and other terms; and, uses and investment of the Company's cash balance, including dividends and share repurchases, which may be suspended, terminated or modified at any time for any reason by the Company, based on a variety of factors. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about Cabot Microelectronics’ beliefs, plans and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on current expectations of Cabot Microelectronics’ management and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. For information about factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, please refer to Cabot Microelectronics’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the risk factors contained in Cabot Microelectronics’ Annual Report on Form 10-K and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. Except as required by law, Cabot Microelectronics undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements made by it to reflect new information, subsequent events or circumstances.