Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 21, 2020
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Maryland 0-51331    75-3199276   
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
60 North Frontage Road, Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 894-6900

Not Applicable
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report) 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
BFIN The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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 8.01. Other Events.
On April 20, 2020, the Board of Directors of BankFinancial Corporation (the “Company”) declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend will be payable on May 22, 2020 to stockholders of record on May 6, 2020.
As previously described in filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Board of Directors of the Company will evaluate dividends for future quarters in the context of all applicable regulatory requirements and other relevant factors.
This Current Report on Form 8-K includes “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A variety of factors could cause the Company’s actual results to differ from those expected at the time of this release. For a discussion of some of the factors that may cause actual results to differ from expectations, please refer to the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC, as supplemented by the Company’s subsequent filings with the SEC. Investors are urged to review all information contained in these reports, including the risk factors discussed therein. Copies of these filings are available at no cost on the SEC's web site at or on the Company’s web site at Forward looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update them to reflect changes.
A copy of the press release announcing this item is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a)Not Applicable.
(b)Not Applicable.
(c)Not Applicable.

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated April 21, 2020


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 21, 2020 By: /s/ F. Morgan Gasior
F. Morgan Gasior
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President

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