SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 19, 2018
RUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
900 East Green Street
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 19, 2018, the Board of Directors of Rubicon Technology Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), authorized a stock repurchase plan providing for the repurchase of up to $3 million of the Company’s common stock. The timing, price and volume of repurchases will be based on market conditions, relevant securities laws and other factors. The stock repurchases may be made from time to time, through solicited or unsolicited transactions in the open market, in privately negotiated transactions or pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 plan. The program may be discontinued or amended at any time.
A copy of the Company’s press release announcing these matters is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release Stock Buyback 11-19-2018|
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.
|RUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC.|
|Dated: November 19, 2018||By:||/s/ Timothy E. Brog|
|Name:||Timothy E. Brog|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|