SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO
SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 10, 2011 (June 10, 2011)
FIVE STAR QUALITY CARE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
400 Centre Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On June 10, 2011, Five Star Quality Care, Inc., or the Company, filed Articles of Amendment to its Articles of Amendment and Restatement increasing the number of its authorized shares from 51,000,000 to 76,000,000, which consists of 75,000,000 shares of common stock, $.01 par value per share, and 1,000,000 shares of preferred stock, $.01 par value per share. The Articles of Amendment were effective upon filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The Company hereby files the following exhibits:
3.1 Articles of Amendment, dated June 10, 2011.