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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): March 9, 2021

 

AEROVIRONMENT, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-33261

 

95-2705790

(State or other jurisdiction of

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

incorporation or organization)

 

 

 

 

900 Innovators Way

 

 

Simi Valley, California

 

93065

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (805) 520-8350

 Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share

AVAV

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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):

 

   Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

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 March 9, 2021, AeroVironment, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing third quarter financial results for the period ended January 30, 2021, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

The information under Item 2.02 above is incorporated herein by reference.

Attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto is a presentation containing additional information regarding the Company’s third quarter fiscal 2021 financial results for the period ended January 30, 2021. A copy of the presentation is also available on the investor relations section of the Company’s website at https://investor.avinc.com/events-and-presentations. The information contained on the Company’s website is not incorporated by reference into, and does not form a part of, this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

In addition to historic information, this report, including the exhibits, contains forward-looking statements regarding events, performance and financial trends. Various factors could affect future results and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking statements. Some of those factors are identified in the exhibits, and in our periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits, is furnished pursuant to Items 2.02 and 7.01 and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing of AeroVironment, Inc. under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d)  Exhibits.

 

Exhibit

 

 

Number

 

Description

99.1

 

Press release issued by AeroVironment, Inc., dated March 9, 2021.

99.2

Presentation regarding AeroVironment, Inc.’s third quarter fiscal 2021 financial results dated March 9, 2021.

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

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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.

 

 

 

AEROVIRONMENT, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: March 9, 2021

By:

/s/ Wahid Nawabi

 

 

Wahid Nawabi

 

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

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