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PFS Provident Financial Services


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 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): April 30, 2020
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Delaware001-3156642-1547151
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File No.)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
239 Washington Street, Jersey City, New Jersey07302
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 732-590-9200
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
CommonPFSNew York Stock Exchange

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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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).
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Item 2. 02 Results of Operation and Financial Condition.

On April 30, 2020, Provident Financial Services, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release reporting its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.


Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On April 30, 2020, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable on May 29, 2020 to stockholders of record on May 15, 2020.

This announcement was included as part of the press release announcing financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report. A copy of the press release is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(a)  Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired. Not applicable.

(b) Pro Forma Financial Information. Not applicable.

(c)  Shell Company Transactions. Not applicable.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.  Description

99.1   Press release issued by the Company on April 30, 2020 announcing its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend.























SIGNATURES

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.




PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.
DATE:April 30, 2020By:/s/ Christopher Martin
Christopher Martin
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer