0000921895-15-002048.txt : 20150901 0000921895-15-002048.hdr.sgml : 20150901 20150901164029 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000921895-15-002048 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20150901 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20150901 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: MEDIFAST INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000910329 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: MISCELLANEOUS FOOD PREPARATIONS & KINDRED PRODUCTS [2090] IRS NUMBER: 133714405 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-50217 FILM NUMBER: 151087742 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 11445 CRONHILL DRIVE CITY: OWINGS MILLS STATE: MD ZIP: 21117 BUSINESS PHONE: 7327640619 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 11445 CRONHILL DRIVE CITY: OWINGS MILLS STATE: MD ZIP: 21117 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: HEALTHRITE INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19951120 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: XX DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19950619 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: 00 DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19950619 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Engaged Capital LLC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001559771 IRS NUMBER: 454591052 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 610 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE STREET 2: SUITE 250 CITY: NEWPORT BEACH STATE: CA ZIP: 92660 BUSINESS PHONE: 949-734-7900 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 610 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE STREET 2: SUITE 250 CITY: NEWPORT BEACH STATE: CA ZIP: 92660 SC 13D/A 1 sc13da309455006_082812015.htm AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THE SCHEDULE 13D sc13da309455006_09012015.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D
(Rule 13d-101)

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO § 240.13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO
§ 240.13d-2(a)

(Amendment No. 3)1

Medifast, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
(Title of Class of Securities)

58470H101
(CUSIP Number)
 
GLENN W. WELLING
ENGAGED CAPITAL, LLC
610 Newport Center Drive, Suite 250
Newport Beach, California 92660
(949) 734-7900
 
STEVE WOLOSKY, ESQ.
OLSHAN FROME WOLOSKY LLP
Park Avenue Tower
65 East 55th Street
New York, New York 10022
(212) 451-2300
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

August 28, 2015
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box ¨.

Note:  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits.  See § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.


_______________
1              The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
 
 
 

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital Master Feeder I, LP
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
WC
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
CAYMAN ISLANDS
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
267,895
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
267,895
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
267,895
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
2.2%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
PN

 
2

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital Master Feeder II, LP
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
WC
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
CAYMAN ISLANDS
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
469,570
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
469,570
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
469,570
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
3.9%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
PN

 
3

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital I, LP
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
DELAWARE
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
267,895
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
267,895
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
267,895
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
2.2%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
PN

 
4

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital I Offshore, Ltd.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
CAYMAN ISLANDS
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
267,895
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
267,895
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
267,895
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
2.2%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
CO

 
5

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital II, LP
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
DELAWARE
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
469,570
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
469,570
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
469,570
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
3.9%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
PN

 
6

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital II Offshore Ltd.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
CAYMAN ISLANDS
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
469,570
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
469,570
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
469,570
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
3.9%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
CO

 
7

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital, LLC
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
DELAWARE
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
737,465
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
737,465
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
737,465
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
6.1%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
OO

 
8

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Engaged Capital Holdings, LLC
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
DELAWARE
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
737,465
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
737,465
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
737,465
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
6.1%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
OO

 
9

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Glenn W. Welling
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
OO
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
USA
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
737,465
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
737,465
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
737,465
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
o
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
6.1%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IN

 
10

 
CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
The following constitutes Amendment No. 3 the Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned (“Amendment No. 3”). This Amendment No. 3 amends the Schedule 13D as specifically set forth herein.

Item 3.
Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.
 
Item 3 is hereby amended and restated to read as follows:
 
The Shares purchased by each of Engaged Capital Master I and Engaged Capital Master II were purchased with working capital (which may, at any given time, include margin loans made by brokerage firms in the ordinary course of business) in open market purchases, except as otherwise noted. The aggregate purchase price of the 267,895 Shares beneficially owned by Engaged Capital Master I is approximately $7,455,244, including brokerage commissions.  The aggregate purchase price of the 469,570 Shares beneficially owned by Engaged Capital Master II is approximately $13,219,672, including brokerage commissions.
 
Item 5.
Interest in Securities of the Issuer.
 
Items 5(a) – (c) are hereby amended and restated to read as follows:
 
(a)           The aggregate percentage of Shares reported owned by each person named herein is based upon 12,020,135 Shares outstanding as of August 10, 2015, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as reported in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 10, 2015.
 
As of the close of business on August 31, 2015, Engaged Capital Master I beneficially owned 267,895 Shares, constituting approximately 2.2% of the Shares outstanding. Each of Engaged Capital I and Engaged Capital Offshore, as feeder funds of Engaged Capital Master I, may be deemed to beneficially own the 267,895 Shares owned by Engaged Capital Master I, constituting approximately 2.2% of the Shares outstanding.
 
As of the close of business on August 31, 2015, Engaged Capital Master II beneficially owned 469,570 Shares, constituting approximately 3.9% of the Shares outstanding.  Each of Engaged Capital II and Engaged Capital Offshore II, as feeder funds of Engaged Capital Master II, may be deemed to beneficially own the 469,570 Shares owned by Engaged Capital Master II, constituting approximately 3.9% of the Shares outstanding.
 
Engaged Capital, as the general partner and investment adviser of Engaged Capital Master I and Engaged Capital Master II, may be deemed to beneficially own the 737,465 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engaged Capital Master I and Engaged Capital Master II, constituting approximately 6.1% of the Shares outstanding.  Engaged Holdings, as the managing member of Engaged Capital, may be deemed to beneficially own the 737,465 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engaged Capital Master I and Engaged Capital Master II, constituting approximately 6.1% of the Shares outstanding.  Mr. Welling, as the founder and CIO of Engaged Capital and sole member of Engaged Holdings, may be deemed to beneficially own the 737,465 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engaged Capital Master I and Engaged Capital Master II, constituting approximately 6.1% of the Shares outstanding.
 
(b)           By virtue of their respective positions with Engaged Capital Master I, each of Engaged Capital I, Engaged Capital Offshore, Engaged Capital, Engaged Holdings and Mr. Welling may be deemed to have sole power to vote and dispose of the Shares reported owned by Engaged Capital Master I.
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
By virtue of their respective positions with Engaged Capital Master II, each of Engaged Capital II, Engaged Capital Offshore II, Engaged Capital, Engaged Holdings and Mr. Welling may be deemed to have sole power to vote and dispose of the Shares reported owned by Engaged Capital Master II.
 
Each Reporting Person, as a member of a “group” with the other Reporting Persons for the purposes of Section 13(d)(3) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, may be deemed the beneficial owner of the Shares directly owned by the other Reporting Persons.  Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such Shares except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interest therein.
 
(c)           Schedule A annexed hereto lists all transactions in securities of the Issuer by the Reporting Persons during the past 60 days. All of such transactions were effected in the open market except as otherwise set forth therein.
 
Item 6.
Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships With Respect to Securities of the Issuer.
 
Item 6 is hereby amended to add the following:
 
As previously disclosed, on April 6, 2015, Engaged Capital, on behalf of certain of its affiliates, entered into a Purchase Trading Plan Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Mutual Securities, Inc. (“MSI”) for the purpose of establishing a trading plan to effect purchases of Shares of the Issuer in compliance with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, including, but not limited to, Rule 10b5-1. On August 28, 2015, Engaged Capital delivered written notice to MSI of its election to terminate the Agreement, pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement. Accordingly, the Agreement terminated effective August 31, 2015.
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
SIGNATURES
 
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of his knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
Dated:  September 1, 2015

 
Engaged Capital Master Feeder I, LP
   
 
By:
Engaged Capital, LLC
General Partner
     
 
By:
 /s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Founder and Chief Investment Officer


 
Engaged Capital Master Feeder II, LP
   
 
By:
Engaged Capital, LLC
General Partner
     
 
By:
 /s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Founder and Chief Investment Officer


 
Engaged Capital I, LP
   
 
By:
Engaged Capital, LLC
General Partner
     
 
By:
 /s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Founder and Chief Investment Officer


 
Engaged Capital I Offshore, Ltd.
     
 
By:
 /s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Director
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
 
Engaged Capital II, LP
   
 
By:
Engaged Capital, LLC
General Partner
     
 
By:
/s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Founder and Chief Investment Officer


 
Engaged Capital II Offshore Ltd.
     
 
By:
/s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Director


 
Engaged Capital, LLC
     
 
By:
/s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Founder and Chief Investment Officer


 
Engaged Capital Holdings, LLC
     
 
By:
/s/ Glenn W. Welling
   
Name:
Glenn W. Welling
   
Title:
Sole Member


 
/s/ Glenn W. Welling
 
Glenn W. Welling
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 58470H101
 
SCHEDULE A
 
Transactions in Securities of the Issuer During the Past Sixty Days
 
Nature of the Transaction
Securities
Purchased/(Sold)
Price Per
Share($)
Date of
Purchase / Sale

ENGAGED CAPITAL MASTER FEEDER II, LP

Purchase of Common Stock*
1,199
30.0000
08/06/2015