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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): May 5, 2021

CIMAREX ENERGY CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 001-31446 45-0466694
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 3700
Denver Colorado 80203
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(303) 295-3995
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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:

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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 ($0.01 par value)   XEC New York Stock Exchange

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

After the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 5, 2021, Cimarex Energy Co. (“Cimarex”) issued a news release reporting its financial results for the first quarter 2021. The news release is included in this report as Exhibit 99.1.

In accordance with General Instructions B.2. of Form 8-K, the information described in this Item 2.02, including the matters discussed in the conference call and the contents of the investor presentation, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

ITEM 7.01    REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE

After the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 5, 2021, Cimarex issued a news release reporting its financial results for the first quarter 2021. A copy of the news release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

Cimarex will host a conference call on May 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. MST). The call will be webcast and accessible on the Cimarex website at www.cimarex.com. To join the live, interactive call, dial 866-367-3053 ten minutes before the scheduled start time (callers in Canada dial 855-669-9657 and international callers dial 412-902-4216). A replay will be available on the company’s website.

For more details on Cimarex’s first quarter 2021 results, please refer to the company’s investor presentation available at www.cimarex.com.

All statements in the news release and presentation and conference call referenced in the earnings news release, other than historical financial information, may be deemed to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Please refer to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, filed with the SEC, and other filings including our Current Reports on Form 8-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, for a list of certain risk factors that may affect these forward-looking statements.

In accordance with General Instructions B.2. of Form 8-K, the information described in this Item 7.01, including the matters discussed in the conference call and the contents of the investor presentation, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


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ITEM 9.01    FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

D.    Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

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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.

        
Date: May 5, 2021
CIMAREX ENERGY CO.
/s/ G. Mark Burford
G. Mark Burford
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer




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