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STC Stewart Information Services

Filed: 17 Feb 21, 7:00pm

 

 

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): February 17, 2021

 

 

 

STEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter) 

 

 

 

Delaware 001-02658 74-1677330

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

1360 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 100

Houston, Texas

 77056
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 713-625-8100

 

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 communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 ¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

 ¨Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

 ¨

Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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, $1 par valueSTCNew York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §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 - Issuance of Press Release announcing increase in Dividend provided under Items 7.01 and 8.01 of Form 8-K

 

On February 17, 2021, Stewart Information Services Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a 10% increase in the Company’s annual cash dividend to $1.32 per share, payable to common stockholders beginning with the first quarterly payment of 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated herein by reference. This information is not deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is not incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference.

 

ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.

 

(d) EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit No.Description
  
99.1Press release of Stewart Information Services Corporation February 17, 2021, announcing an increase in its annual dividend.
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

STEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORPORATION

(Registrant)

   
   
 By:/S/ David C. Hisey 
 (David C. Hisey, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer) 
    

 

 

Date: February 17, 2021