SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant
to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 20, 2009
DONALDSON COMPANY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission file number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|1400 West 94th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55431
|(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|
|Registrants telephone number, including area code|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Item 8.01. Other Events and Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 20, 2009, Donaldson Company, Inc. (the Company) announced that the Companys Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 11.5 cents per share, payable December 18, 2009 to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2009. As of October 31, 2009, there were approximately 77,100,000 shares outstanding. The current declaration is the 217th consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid by Donaldson over a time span of 54 years.
A copy of the press release that discusses these matters is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to, and incorporated by reference in, this report.
|99.1||Press Release, dated November 20, 2009, issued by Donaldson Company, Inc.|
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.
Date: November 20, 2009
|DONALDSON COMPANY, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Norman C. Linnell|
|Name: Norman C. Linnell|
|Title: Vice President, General Counsel and|
|99.1||Press Release dated November 20, 2009 issued by Donaldson Company, Inc.|