SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
July 6, 2016
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2015 W. Chestnut Street, Alhambra, CA 91803
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 5, 2016, the Board of Directors of EMCORE Corporation (the “Company”) authorized and declared a special cash dividend in the amount of $1.50 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable in cash on July 29, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 18, 2016. A copy of the press release announcing the dividend is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, 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 under that section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language contained in such filing, unless otherwise expressly stated in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release, dated July 6, 2016, issued by EMCORE Corporation.
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.
Dated: July 6, 2016
By: /s/ Jikun Kim
Name: Jikun Kim
Title: Chief Financial Officer