SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 12, 2012
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 12, 2012, Cerner Corporation (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of shares of the Company's Common Stock in the open market or in privately-negotiated purchases, or both, at an aggregate purchase price of up to $170 million. The timing and amount of any share repurchases will be determined by the Company's management based on market conditions and other factors. No time limit was set for completion of the program. The previous stock repurchase program approved by the Company's Board of Directors in 2008 has been terminated. A press release announcing the repurchase program was issued and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release of Cerner Corporation dated December 12, 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 hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 12, 2012
/s/ Marc G. Naughton
Marc G. Naughton, Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer
Press Release of Cerner Corporation dated December 12, 2012.