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 (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2017
Applied Materials, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
3050 Bowers Avenue
P.O. Box 58039 Santa Clara, CA
(Address of principal executive
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 727-5555
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 16, 2017, Applied Materials, Inc. (“Applied Materials”) announced its financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 29, 2017. A copy of Applied Materials’ press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information contained herein and in the accompanying exhibit shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing of Applied Materials, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference in such filing. The information in this report, including the exhibit hereto, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
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.
Applied Materials, Inc.
November 16, 2017
/s/ Thomas F. Larkins
Thomas F. Larkins
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary