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JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services

Filed: 22 Apr 21, 4:25pm
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 22, 2021
 
 
J.B. HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES, INC.
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN ITS CHARTER)
 
 
Arkansas0-1175771-0335111
(State or other Jurisdiction of(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer
Incorporation or Organization) Identification No.)
   
   
615 J.B. Hunt Corporate Drive  
Lowell, Arkansas72745(479) 820-0000
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)(Registrant’s telephone number)
 
 
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:
 
☐         Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
 
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueJBHTNASDAQ
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
 
Emerging growth company ☐
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
 
 

 
ITEM 5.07.         SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
 
Our Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on April 22, 2021. Proxies for the meeting were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The following three matters were included in our proxy dated March 18, 2021 and were voted upon at the annual meeting. Final vote tabulations are indicated below:
 
 
1.         To elect Directors for a term of one (1) year:
 
 
  For  Against  Abstain  Non Votes 
                 
Douglas G. Duncan  89,484,601   3,364,654   43,713   4,122,993 
Francesca M. Edwardson  90,633,812   2,119,487   139,669   4,122,993 
Wayne Garrison  85,752,615   7,099,180   41,173   4,122,993 
Sharilyn S. Gasaway  89,216,094   3,641,510   35,364   4,122,993 
Gary C. George  81,363,063   11,486,987   42,917   4,122,993 
Thad Hill  91,882,681   833,210   177,077   4,122,993 
J. Bryan Hunt, Jr.  81,089,104   10,598,571   1,205,292   4,122,993 
Gale V. King  90,399,602   2,224,555   268,811   4,122,993 
John N. Roberts, III  90,601,135   2,250,982   40,850   4,122,993 
James L. Robo  76,567,618   15,120,161   1,205,189   4,122,993 
Kirk Thompson  86,043,172   6,804,953   44,842   4,122,993 
 
 
2.         To consider and approve an advisory resolution regarding the Company’s compensation of its named executive officers: 
 
 
For  89,854,076 
Against  2,971,683 
Abstain  67,209 
Non Votes  4,122,993 
       
 
3.         To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2021 calendar year: 
 
 
For  95,903,270 
Against  1,081,210 
Abstain  31,481 
Non Votes  - 
       
 

 
No additional business or other matters came before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.
 
 
 
 
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 thereunto duly authorized on the 22nd day of April 2021.
 
 
J.B. HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES, INC.
 
    
    
    
 BY:/s/ John N. Roberts, III 
  John N. Roberts, III 
  President and Chief Executive Officer 
  (Principal Executive Officer) 
    
    
    
    
 BY:/s/ John Kuhlow 
  John Kuhlow 
  Chief Financial Officer, 
  Executive Vice President 
  (Principal Financial Officer)