|EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE - AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP||d231222dex991.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): September 14, 2011
AMERICAN VANGUARD CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||Identification No.)|
4695 MacArthur Court
Newport Beach, California 92660
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number: (949) 260-1200
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The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the Exhibits attached hereto, is being furnished under Items 8.01 and 9.01, and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On September 14, 2011, American Vanguard Corporation issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors had (i) declared a semiannual cash dividend of $0.05 per share to be distributed on October 14, 2011 to shareholders of record as of September 29, 2011; and (ii) authorized the repurchase of up to $10 million of common stock of the Company in the event that the trading price of such stock drops below what the Board and management believes is its fair value. The full text of that press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press release dated September 14, 2011 of American Vanguard Corporation regarding the semiannual dividend declaration and share repurchase authorization.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, American Vanguard Corporation has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN VANGUARD CORPORATION|
|Date: September 14, 2011||By:|
|Timothy J. Donnelly|
|Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel|
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
|Exhibit 99.1||Press release of American Vanguard Corporation dated September 14, 2011 regarding semiannual dividend declaration and share repurchase authorization.|