Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 05/16/2019 @ 9:38PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Rush Enterprises - Class B (RUSHB)
Quote : 36.36  0.06 (0.17%) @ 8:59PM

Current Report Filing (8-k)

 


 

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): May 1 4 , 201 9

 

Rush Enterprises, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Texas

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

0-20797

(Commission File Number)

74-1733016

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

555 IH-35 South, Suite 500

New Braunfels, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

78130

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (830) 302 -5200

 

Not Applicable
______________________________________________
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

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 communications 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 communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

☐ Pre-commencement communications 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 class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share

RUSHA

Nasdaq Global Select Market

Class B Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share

RUSHB

Nasdaq Global Select Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

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 5.0 7

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

On May 14, 2019, Rush Enterprises, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2019 Annual Meeting”). At the 2019 Annual Meeting, the holders of 26,708,084 shares of Class A Common Stock and the holders of 7,719,376 shares of Class B Common Stock cast votes, either in person or by proxy, which represented approximately 94.7% of the Class A Common Stock and 88.8% of the Class B Common Stock that were outstanding and entitled to vote.

 

Set forth below are the final voting results for the proposals voted upon at the 2019 Annual Meeting. The Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2, 2019, contains a detailed description of the proposals.

 

Proposal 1 – Election of Directors . The Company’s shareholders elected W.M. “Rusty” Rush, Thomas A. Akin, James C. Underwood, Raymond J. Chess, William H. Cary and Dr. Kennon H. Guglielmo as directors to hold office until the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The voting results for each of these individuals were as follows:

 

Name

 

Votes For

   

Votes

Withheld

   

Broker

Non-Votes

 

W. M. “Rusty” Rush

    8,126,479       157,313       770,988  

Thomas A. Akin

    7,958,317       325,475       770,988  

James C. Underwood

    8,031,470       252,322       770,988  

Raymond J. Chess

    7,668,275       615,517       770,988  

William H. Cary

    8,031,128       252,664       770,988  

Dr. Kennon H. Guglielmo

    8,033,890       249,902       770,988  

 

Proposal 2 – Ratification of the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm . The Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2019 fiscal year. The voting results were as follows:

 

Votes For

   

Votes Against

   

Abstentions

 
8,858,395       191,989       2,096  

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

RUSH ENTERPRISES, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

Dated: May 16, 2019

By:

/s/  Michael Goldstone

 

 

 

Vice President, General Counsel and

 

 

 

Corporate Secretary

 

 

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