8-K 1 gwb-20180930x8xkxdividend.htm 8-K Document


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): October 25, 2018

GREAT WESTERN BANCORP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
001-36688
 
47-1308512
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
225 South Main Avenue
 
 
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
 
57104
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
 (Zip Code)

(605) 334-2548
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01.
Other Events

On October 25, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Company declared a dividend of $0.25 per common share payable on November 21, 2018 to stockholders of record as of close of business on November 9, 2018.  A copy of the Company’s press release announcing this dividend is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.


Exhibit No.
Description
 
 
99.1
Press release of the registrant dated October 25, 2018, announcing dividend declaration.


Signature

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be filed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


 
GREAT WESTERN BANCORP, INC.
 
 
Date: October 25, 2018
By:          /s/ Peter Chapman
 
Name:          Peter Chapman    
 
Title:          Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President









INDEX TO EXHIBITS


Exhibit No.
Description
 
 
Press release of the registrant dated October 25, 2018, announcing dividend declaration.