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

November 9, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

NPS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware

0-23272

87-0439579

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

550 Hills Drive, 3rd Floor

Bedminster, NJ 07921

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(908) 450-5300

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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ITEM 2.02.     Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 9, 2012, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. issued a press release announcing its operating results for the third quarter of 2012.  The text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

The information in Item 2.02 of this Form 8-K and the Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

ITEM 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

Description

99.1 Press Release issued by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on November 9, 2012.


SIGNATURES

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:

November 9, 2012

NPS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ EDWARD STRATEMEIER

Edward Stratemeier

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
Secretary


EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit

Number

 

Description

99.1

Press Release issued by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on November 9, 2012.