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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): October 28, 2020

GRAPHIC

Merit Medical Systems, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Utah

    

0-18592

    

87-0447695

(State or other jurisdiction of

(Commission

(I.R.S. Employer

incorporation or organization)

File Number)

Identification No.)

1600 West Merit Parkway

    

South Jordan, Utah

84095

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(801) 253-1600

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(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:

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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, no par value

MMSI

NASDAQ Global Select Market System

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 October 28, 2020, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its operating and financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. The full text of the Company's press release, including unaudited financial information, is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. The Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Annual Report on Form 10-K/A dated April 29, 2020, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission should also be consulted for other important information about the Company.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including the exhibits attached hereto) is furnished pursuant to General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be "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 made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On October 28, 2020, the Company is scheduled to conduct a conference call for the purpose of discussing its operating and financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. In connection with that call, the Company posted a slide presentation to its website. The presentation discusses the Company's operating and financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. A copy of the presentation is attached herewith as Exhibit 99.2.

The Company is furnishing the information in this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.2 attached hereto) pursuant to Regulation FD promulgated under the Exchange Act.  Such information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and is not deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01.   Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)            Exhibits

EXHIBIT NUMBER

    

DESCRIPTION

99.1

Press Release, dated October 28, 2020, entitled "Merit Medical Reports Results for Third Quarter; Issues Updated 2020 Guidance,” including unaudited financial information.

99.2

Conference Call Presentation.

101

The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL and incorporated as Exhibit 101

104

The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.

Date: October 28, 2020

By:

/s/ Brian G. Lloyd

Brian G. Lloyd

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

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