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): January 6, 2012
Commission file number 001-32511
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
15 Inverness Way East
Englewood, CO 80112
(Address of principal executive offices)
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ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
On January 6, 2012, IHS Inc., a Delaware corporation, issued a media release announcing earnings for the three months and year ended November 30, 2011. The media release and supplemental materials have each been furnished with this Form 8-K as an exhibit and posted on the company's website (www.ihs.com). In addition, the media release has been distributed through a newswire release.
This information shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
99.1 Earnings release dated January 6, 2012.
99.2 Supplemental Materials for Q4 and FY 2011 Earnings Conference Call dated January 6, 2012.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 6, 2012
/s/ Richard Walker
Chief Financial Officer