SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): August 9, 2012
BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission file number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
1981 Marcus Avenue
Lake Success, New York 11042
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (516) 472-5400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On August 9, 2012, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. On August 9, 2012, the Company also posted an Earnings Webcast & Conference Call Presentation dated August 9, 2012 on the Companys Investor Relations home page at www.broadridge-ir.com. The Companys Earnings Webcast & Conference Call Presentation includes certain key statistics of its Investor Communication Solutions and Securities Processing Solutions businesses for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 that are posted on the Companys Investor Relations home page at www.broadridge-ir.com.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On August 9, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share payable on October 1, 2012 to stockholders of record on September 14, 2012. The annual dividend amount was increased from $0.64 per share to $0.72 per share. However, the declaration and payment of future dividends to holders of the Companys common stock will be at the discretion of its Board of Directors, and will depend upon many factors, including the Companys financial condition, earnings, capital requirements of its businesses, legal requirements, regulatory constraints, industry practice, and other factors that the Board of Directors deems relevant.
On August 9, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to 4 million shares of the Companys common stock. The share repurchases will be made in open market or privately negotiated transactions in compliance with applicable legal requirements and other factors.
Copies of the press release and earnings presentation are being furnished as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 attached hereto, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference. The information furnished pursuant to Items 2.02 and 8.01, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 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 under that Section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed herewith:
|99.1||Press release dated August 9, 2012.|
|99.2||Earnings Webcast & Conference Call Presentation dated August 9, 2012.|
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.
Dated: August 9, 2012
|BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Dan Sheldon|
|Name: Dan Sheldon|
|Title: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|