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): December 28, 2015


(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
77-0259 335
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
8 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (781) 430-3000

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Item 8.01    Other Events.

On December 28, 2015, iRobot Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase plan whereby the Company may purchase up to one million shares of its common stock beginning January 4, 2016 through December 31, 2016. This plan will replace the Company’s current share repurchase plan, which was originally scheduled to end on April 30, 2016, but which the Company has terminated effective January 3, 2016. A copy of the press release announcing the Company’s new share repurchase plan is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.

Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1    Press Release issued by the registrant on December 28, 2015.


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.

iRobot Corporation
December 29, 2015
By: /s/ Alison Dean
Name: Alison Dean
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Number        Description
99.1         Press Release issued by the registrant on December 28, 2015.