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) March 2, 2012
Rockville Financial, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (860) 291-3600
(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:
On March 2, 2012, the Board of Directors of Rockville Financial, Inc. (the Company), approved a stock repurchase program. Under this plan, the Company may repurchase up to 2,951,250 shares, or 10% of the current outstanding shares, from time to time, depending on market conditions, at prevailing market prices in open-market and other transactions. This amount is in conformance with Federal Reserve Bank guidelines for stock repurchases. The Company issued a press release regarding the matters described above. The complete text of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.