Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


January 12, 2020

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)




Cutera, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



3240 Bayshore Blvd.

Brisbane, California

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)




(Zip code)




(415) 657-5500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))



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 ($0.001 par value)


The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC


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. 


On January 12, 2020, Cutera, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release disclosing selected preliminary, unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of the Company’s press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. 


Item 7.01.  Regulation FD Disclosure.


On January 12, 2020, the Company issued a press release discussed above in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


This information in Items 2.02 and 7.01 of this report is being furnished, not filed, for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, will not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference.



Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)  Exhibits.


Exhibit No.








Press Release of Cutera, Inc. dated as of January 12, 2020.







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 13, 2019





Darren W. Alch



General Counsel and Corporate Secretary




Exhibit 99.1



Cutera Announces Preliminary Financial Results for

Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019



BRISBANE, Calif. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 12, 2020 -- Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUTR) (“Cutera” or the “Company”), a leading provider of energy-based aesthetic systems for practitioners worldwide, today announced certain preliminary, unaudited, financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. These results are subject to the completion of the Company’s year-end financial reporting processes, reviews, and audit.



The Company expects to report revenue in the range of $51 to $52 million for the fourth quarter 2019, representing year-over-year growth between 12% and 14%.



The Company expects to report revenue in the range of $180.9 to $181.9 million for the full-year 2019, exceeding previous full-year guidance of $177 to $179 million and representing year-over-year growth between 11% and 12%.


Cutera’s Chief Executive Officer, Dave Mowry, and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Fuad Ahmad, will be hosting investor meetings in San Francisco from January 13 to 16. To request a meeting, please contact Anne Werdan, Director of Investor Relations, at or 415-657-5500.



About Cutera, Inc.


Brisbane, California-based Cutera is a leading provider of energy-based aesthetic systems for practitioners worldwide. Since 1998, Cutera has been developing innovative, easy-to-use products that enable physicians and other qualified practitioners to offer safe and effective aesthetic treatments to their patients. For more information, call 1-888-4CUTERA or visit


Safe Harbor Statement


Certain statements in this press release, other than purely historical information, are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). These statements include, but are not limited to, Cutera’s plans, objectives, strategies, financial performance and outlook, and involve known and unknown risks that are difficult to predict. As a result, our actual financial results, performance, achievements or prospects may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the use of the future tense, and words such as “expect,” “may,” “could,” “seek,” “guidance,” “predict,” “potential,” “likely,” “believe,” “will,” “should,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “plan,” “intend,” “forecast,” “foresee” or variations of these terms and similar expressions, or the negative of these terms or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current, preliminary expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause Cutera's actual results to differ materially from the statements contained herein. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, and stockholders should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. There are a number of risks, uncertainties and other important factors, many of which are beyond our control, that could cause our actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this press release, including those described in the “Risk Factors” section of Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, the Registration Statement on Form S-8 and other documents filed from time to time with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission by Cutera.





All information in this press release is as of the date of its release. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. Cutera undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they were made, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. If we update one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that we will make additional updates with respect to those or other forward-looking statements. Cutera's financial performance for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019, as discussed in this release, is preliminary and unaudited, and subject to adjustment.




Cutera, Inc.

Anne Werdan

Director of Investor Relations



Tanya Rodante

Director of Corporate Communications