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AUB Atlantic Union Bankshares

Filed: 5 May 21, 8:39am

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): May 5, 2021

ATLANTIC UNION BANKSHARES CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Virginia

001-39325

54-1598552

(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission

(I.R.S. Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)

 

 

 

1051 East Cary Street

Suite 1200

Richmond, Virginia 23219

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (804) 633-5031

 

 

 

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):

 

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 Act:

 

Title of each class

  

Trading Symbol(s)

  

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $1.33 per share

AUB

The NASDAQ Global Select Market

Depositary Shares, Each Representing a 1/400th Interest in a Share of 6.875% Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A

AUBAP

The NASDAQ 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 8.01 Other Events.

On May 5, 2021, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corporation (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has authorized (effective May 4, 2021) a share repurchase program to purchase up to $125 million of the Company’s common stock in open market transactions or privately negotiated transactions, including pursuant to a trading plan in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 and/or Rule 10b-18 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The authorization permits management to repurchase shares of the Company’s common stock from time to time at management’s discretion. The actual means and timing of any shares purchased under the program will depend on a variety of factors, including the market price of the Company’s common stock, general market and economic conditions, and applicable legal and regulatory requirements. The repurchase program is authorized through June 30, 2022, although it may be modified or terminated by the Board at any time. The repurchase program does not obligate the Company to purchase any particular number of shares.

Additionally, on May 5, 2021, the Company also announced that its Board had declared a quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on June 4, 2021 to common shareholders of record as of May 21, 2021.

The Company also announced that the Board declared a quarterly dividend on the Company’s 6.875% Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A (the “Series A preferred stock”). The Series A preferred stock is represented by depositary shares, each representing a 1/400th ownership interest in a share of Series A preferred stock. The dividend of $171.88 per share (equivalent to $0.43 per outstanding depositary share) is payable on June 1, 2021 to holders of record as of May 17, 2021.

A copy of the Company’s press release dated May 5, 2021 is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. 

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description of Exhibit

99.1

 

Press release dated May 5, 2021

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File – the cover page iXBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document

 

 

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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.

 

 

ATLANTIC UNION BANKSHARES CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: May 5, 2021

By:

/s/ Robert M. Gorman

 

 

 

Robert M. Gorman

 

 

 

Executive Vice President and

 

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

 

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