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): May 5, 2021

STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

New York
001-04743
11-1362020
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employee Identification Number)

37-18 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, New York 11101
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code:  718-392-0200

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:


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)).

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 $2.00 per share
SMP
New York Stock Exchange LLC

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 May 5, 2021, Standard Motor Products, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. A copy of such press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Such press release shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)
Exhibits.


99.1
Press release dated May 5, 2021 announcing Standard Motor Products, Inc.’s financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021.


104
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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.

 
STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS, INC.
     
 
By:
/s/ Nathan R. Iles
 
   
Nathan R. Iles
   
Chief Financial Officer
     
Date: May 5, 2021
   

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.
 
Description
     
     
99.1
 
     
104
 
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