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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 22, 2021

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Maryland 001-34766 26-1908763
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
3001 Ocean Drive, Suite 201  
Vero Beach, Florida 32963
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(772) 617-4340
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

n/a
(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):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class Trading symbols Name of Exchange on which registered
Preferred Stock, 7.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable ARR-PRC New York Stock Exchange
Common Stock, $0.001 par value ARR New York Stock Exchange
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 a 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 22, 2021, ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (“ARMOUR” or the “Company”) reiterated its previously reported net income for the first quarter of 2021 of $71.3 million, or $1.03 per diluted common share. The Company’s complete financial statements are included in its recently filed Form 10-Q. It has come to ARMOUR’s attention that certain media outlets today erroneously reported the Company’s net income figures as losses.

    A copy of ARMOUR's press release reiterating the previously reported net income for the first quarter of 2021 is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by this reference.
 
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit No. Description
     
99.1 
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)




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.

Dated: April 22, 2021

   ARMOUR RESIDENTIAL REIT, INC.
           
   By: /s/ James R. Mountain   
   Name: James R. Mountain   
   Title: Chief Financial Officer