FCNCA First Citizens Bancshares, Inc

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): April 28, 2020
First Citizens BancShares Inc /DE/
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

4300 Six Forks RoadRaleighNorth Carolina27609
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (919) 716-7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, Par Value $1FCNCANasdaq Global Select Market
Depositary Shares, Each Representing a 1/40th Interest in a Share of 5.375% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series AFCNCPNasdaq Global Select Market

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  
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 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 28, 2020, Registrant announced its results of operations for the year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of Registrant’s press release issued this date is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report and is incorporated by reference into this Report.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit accompanies this report.
Exhibit No. Description
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)
Disclosures About Forward Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K (this “Report”) may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. For the purposes of these discussions, any statements that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Such statements are often characterized by the use of qualifying words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “plans,” “projects,” or other statements concerning opinions or judgments of BancShares and its management about future events. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those described in the statements. The accuracy of such forward-looking statements could be affected by factors beyond the Registrant’s control, including, but not limited to, the impacts of the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic on our business, the financial success or changing conditions or strategies of the Registrant’s customers or vendors, fluctuations in interest rates, actions of government regulators, the availability of capital and personnel, the delay in closing (or failure to close) one or more of our previously announced acquisition transaction(s), the failure to realize the anticipated benefits of our previously announced acquisition transaction(s), or general competitive, economic, political, and market conditions. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this Report, and the Registrant undertakes no obligation to revise or update these statements following the date of this Report, except as may be required by law.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
   First Citizens BancShares, Inc. 
Date:April 28, 2020 By: /s/ Craig L. Nix 
   Craig L. Nix 
   Chief Financial Officer