DEF 14A
KAMAN CORP filed this Form DEF 14A on 03/03/2017
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Beneficial Owners of More Than 5% of Common Stock
Following is information about persons known to the Company to be beneficial owners of more than five percent (5%) of the Company’s outstanding voting securities as of December 31, 2016:
Name and Address of Beneficial Owner
 
Number of Shares
Beneficially Owned
 
Percentage of
Common Stock
 
 
 
 
 
GAMCO Asset Management Inc. et al.(1)  
   One Corporate Center
   Rye, NY 10580
 
5,206,791
 
19.2%
BlackRock, Inc.(2)   
   55 East 52nd Street
   New York, NY 10022
 
3,129,613
 
11.5%
The Vanguard Group(3)   
   100 Vanguard Boulevard
   Malvern, PA 19355
 
2,291,270
 
8.5%
The London Company(4)   
   1800 Bayberry Court, Suite 301
   Richmond, VA 23226
 
2,162,563
 
8.0%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP(5)   
   Building One
   6300 Bee Cave Road
   Austin, TX 78746
 
1,362,898
 
5.0%
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(1)
As reported in Amendment No. 20 to Schedule 13D, filed with the SEC on March 11, 2016 ("Amendment 20") by Mario J. Gabelli and various entities which he directly or indirectly controls or for which he acts as chief investment officer (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"), GAMCO Asset Management Inc. ("GAMCO") is the beneficial owner of 3,751,372 shares, Gabelli Funds, LLC ("Gabelli Funds") is the beneficial owner of 1,244,418 shares, MJG Associates, Inc. ("MJG Associates") is the beneficial owner of 8,000 shares, Teton Advisors, Inc. ("Teton Advisors") is the beneficial owner of 197,301 shares, Gabelli Securities, Inc. ("GSI") is the beneficial owner of 4,000 shares, Associated Capital Group, Inc. ("AC") is the beneficial owner of 1,200 shares, and Mario J. Gabelli is the beneficial owner of 500 shares. Mr. Gabelli is deemed to have beneficial ownership of the shares owned beneficially by each of the foregoing entities. Each of the Reporting Persons, together with their executive officers and directors, has the sole power to vote or direct the vote and the sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of the shares reported for it, either for its own benefit or for the benefit of its investment clients or its partners, as the case may be, except that (i) GAMCO does not have authority to vote 257,200 of the reported shares, (ii) Gabelli Funds has sole dispositive and voting power with respect to the shares held by a number of investment funds for which Gabelli Funds serves as an investment adviser (the "Funds") so long as the aggregate voting interest of all joint filers does not exceed 25% of their total voting interest in the Company and, in that event, the Proxy Voting Committee of each Fund shall respectively vote that Fund's shares, (iii) at any time, the Proxy Voting Committee of each Fund may take and exercise in its sole discretion the entire voting power with respect to the shares held by such Fund under special circumstances such as regulatory considerations, and (iv) the power of Mr. Gabelli and AC is indirect with respect to the shares beneficially owned directly by other Reporting Persons.
(2)
As reported in Amendment No. 9 to Schedule 13G filed with the SEC on January 12, 2017, BlackRock, Inc. is the beneficial owner of 3,129,613 shares held by specified subsidiaries as of December 31, 2016. According to the filing, BlackRock, Inc. has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 3,072,596 shares, the shared power to vote or direct the vote of no shares, the sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 3,129,613 shares, and the shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of no shares.
(3)
As reported in Amendment No. 4 to Schedule 13G filed with the SEC on February 10, 2017, The Vanguard Group is the beneficial owner of 2,291,270 shares held by various investment advisory clients as of December 31, 2016. According to the filing, The Vanguard Group has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 34,156 shares, the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 4,669 shares, the sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 2,253,676 shares, and the shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 37,594 shares.
(4)
As reported in Amendment No. 1 to Schedule 13G filed with the SEC on February 14, 2017, The London Company is the beneficial owner of 2,162,563 shares held by various investment advisory clients. According to the filing, The London Company has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 1,585,415 shares, the shared power to vote or direct the vote of no shares, the sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 1,585,415 shares, and the shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 577,148 shares.
(5)
As reported in Schedule 13G filed with the SEC on February 9, 2017, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP ("Dimensional Fund") is the beneficial owner of 1,362,898 shares held by various investment advisory clients as of December 31, 2016. According to the filing, Dimensional Fund has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 1,306,944 shares, the shared power to vote or direct the vote of no shares, the sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 1,362,898 shares, and the shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of no shares. Dimensional Fund disclaims beneficial ownership of all such securities.

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