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): September 2, 2021
Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)
File No.)
Identification No.)
1800 North Mason Road
Katy, Texas 77449
    (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(281) 646-5200
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per shareASONasdaq Global Select Market
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Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On September 9, 2021, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing financial results for the quarter ended July 31, 2021. A copy of the release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including exhibits, is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 8.01    Other Events.

On September 2, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company authorized a new share repurchase program under which the Company may purchase up to $500 million of its outstanding shares over the next three years.

Under the share repurchase program, repurchases can be made using a variety of methods, which may include open market purchases, block trades, privately negotiated transactions and/or a non-discretionary trading plan, all in compliance with the rules of the SEC and other applicable legal requirements. The timing, manner, price and amount of any common share repurchases will be determined by the Company in its discretion and will depend on a variety of factors, including legal requirements, price and economic and market conditions. The share repurchase program does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular number of common shares, and the program may be suspended, extended, modified or discontinued at any time.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

See the Exhibit Index immediately preceding the signature page hereto, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Exhibit No.Description of Exhibit
Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. Press Release September 9, 2021


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report on Form 8-K on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.


Date: September 9, 2021
By:/s/Rene G. Casares
Name:Rene G. Casares
Title:Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary