SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 18, 2013
Home BancShares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|719 Harkrider, Suite 100, Conway, Arkansas||72032|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Home BancShares, Inc. (the Company) was held on April 18, 2013. The following items of business were presented to the shareholders:
(1) The eleven directors were elected as proposed in the Proxy Statement dated March 8, 2013 (the Proxy Statement), under the caption Election of Directors with votes cast as follows:
|Total Vote For
John W. Allison
C. Randall Sims
Randy E. Mayor
Robert H. Adcock, Jr.
Richard H. Ashley
Dale A. Bruns
Richard A. Buckheim
Jack E. Engelkes
James G. Hinkle
Alex R. Lieblong
(2) The Companys executive compensation was approved as proposed in the Proxy Statement under the caption Advisory (Non-binding) Vote Approving Executive Compensation with votes cast as follows: 22,470,749 votes for, 346,132 votes against, 218,443 votes abstaining and 3,132,815 broker non-votes.
(3) The amendment to the Companys Restated Articles of Incorporation, as amended, to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 50,000,000 to 100,000,000, was approved as proposed in the Proxy Statement under the caption Approval of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation to Increase Number of Authorized Shares with votes cast as follows: 23,242,253 votes for, 2,800,116 votes against, 125,770 votes abstaining and no broker non-votes. The amendment became effective upon the filing by the Company of a certificate of amendment with the Secretary of State of the State of Arkansas on April 19, 2013. A copy of the amendment is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report.
(4) The Audit Committees selection and appointment of the accounting firm of BKD, LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013 was ratified with votes cast as follows: 25,971,753 votes for, 190,287 votes against, 6,099 votes abstaining and no broker non-votes.
Abstentions and broker non-votes were counted for purposes of determining whether a quorum was present, but were not treated as votes cast on a proposal. Therefore, abstentions and broker non-votes did not have the effect of a vote for or against the proposal and were not counted in determining the number of votes required for approval.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 18, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Board of Director has declared a regular $0.15 per share quarterly cash dividend and a two-for-one forward stock split payable in the form of a 100% stock dividend. The cash dividend is payable June 5, 2013, to shareholders of record May 15, 2013. Additionally, the stock split is payable June 12, 2013, to shareholders of record May 22, 2013. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|3.1||Seventh Amendment to the Restated Articles of Incorporation of Home BancShares, Inc.|
|99.1||Press Release: Home BancShares, Inc. Announces a 50% Increase in Second Quarter Cash Dividend Plus a Two-for-One Stock Split|
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.
|Date: April 19, 2013|
|Chief Accounting Officer|