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): February 5, 2024
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Indiana 1-33794 26-1342272
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
One Batesville Boulevard  
Batesville,Indiana 47006
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (812) 931-5000
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, without par valueHINew York Stock Exchange
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Item 2.02.  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 5, 2024, Hillenbrand, Inc. (the “Company”) announced its earnings for the first quarter ended December 31, 2023.  This announcement is more fully described in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.  The Company will sponsor a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 8 a.m. EST February 6, 2024. The webcast will be accessible on the Company’s website at http://ir.hillenbrand.com.
The information furnished in this Report, including any Exhibits, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be deemed 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 filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)   Exhibits
 Press Release dated February 5, 2024, issued by the Company
Exhibit 104
Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded in the Inline XBRL document)

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: February 5, 2024
 BY:/s/ Robert M. VanHimbergen
  Robert M. VanHimbergen
  Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date: February 5, 2024
 BY:/s/ Megan A. Walke
  Megan A. Walke
  Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer