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DKS Dicks Sporting Goods

Filed: 14 Jun 21, 4:54pm

 UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
 WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 9, 2021
 
DICK'S SPORTING GOODS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Delaware001-3146316-1241537
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

345 Court Street, Coraopolis, PA 15108
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(724) 273-3400
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
N/A
(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, $0.01 par valueDKSThe New York Stock Exchange

 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

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ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS

At the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (the “Company”) held on June 9, 2021, stockholders approved the Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Amended and Restated 2012 Stock and Incentive Plan (the “Amended and Restated 2012 Plan”), to increase the number of authorized shares reserved for issuance under the plan by 7,500,000 shares and eliminate certain provisions related to performance-based compensation. A description of the Amended and Restated 2012 Plan and related matters is set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Form DEF 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021 (the “2021 Proxy Statement”) and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended and Restated 2012 Plan, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) previously approved the Amended and Restated 2012 Plan, subject to receipt of stockholder approval at the Annual Meeting.


ITEM 5.03 AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OR BYLAWS; CHANGE IN FISCAL YEAR

At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders approved proposals to amend the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended (the “Charter”), to (i) provide for the annual election of directors and eliminate the classified board structure; and (ii) increase the maximum number of directors to 13 (the “Amendments”). The Company’s Charter previously provided for the Board to be divided into three classes, with each class serving a staggered three year term, and a maximum Board size of 11. The Board previously approved the Amendments, subject to receipt of stockholder approval at the Annual Meeting. The Company filed a Certificate of Amendment with the Delaware Secretary of State to effectuate the Amendments, which became effective June 9, 2021. The foregoing descriptions are summaries only, and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the complete text of the Certificate of Amendment, which is being filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Form 8-K.


ITEM 5.07        SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS

(a)  The Annual Meeting was held on June 9, 2021.

(b)  Six proposals were submitted by the Board to a vote of Company stockholders, and the final results of the voting on each proposal, rounded to the nearest whole share, are noted below.

The Company's stockholders elected each of the Board's four nominees for Class A Director for terms that expire in 2022, or until their successors are duly elected and qualified as Class A Directors; approved the amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation to provide for the annual election of directors and eliminate the classified Board structure; approved the amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation to increase the size of the Board from 11 to 13; ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2021; approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers as disclosed in the Company's 2021 Proxy Statement; and approved the amendment and restatement of the Company's 2012 Stock and Incentive Plan to increase the number of authorized shares reserved for issuance under the plan and eliminate certain provisions related to performance-based compensation.





Proposal No. 1- Election of Directors
NomineeForWithheldBroker Non-Vote
William J. Colombo286,646,1172,061,6764,083,681
Sandeep Mathrani288,297,958409,8354,083,681
Desiree Ralls-Morrison288,065,584642,2094,083,681
Larry D. Stone286,289,9602,417,8334,083,681

Proposal No. 2- Amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to provide for the annual election of directors and eliminate the classified board structure
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
288,549,96928,860128,9644,083,681

Proposal No. 3- Amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to provide for an increase in the size of the Board, from 11 to 13  
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
292,336,588275,815179,071

Proposal No. 4- Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm 
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
291,526,0701,121,471143,933
 
Proposal No. 5- Non-Binding Advisory Vote on the Compensation of Named Executive Officers 
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
285,089,3333,436,419182,0414,083,681

Proposal No. 6- Amendment and Restatement of the Company's 2012 Stock and Incentive Plan
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Vote
261,236,10127,298,990172,7024,083,681



SIGNATURE
 
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.
 
 
DICK'S SPORTING GOODS, INC.
Date: June 14, 2021By:/s/ LEE J. BELITSKY
Name:Lee J. Belitsky
Title:Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer




EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.Description
Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended
Amended and Restated 2012 Stock and Incentive Plan