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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  December 4, 2012

 

HELMERICH & PAYNE, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

1-4221

 

73-0679879

(State or other jurisdiction of
Incorporation)

 

(Commission File
Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

1437 South Boulder Avenue, Suite 1400

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(918) 742-5531

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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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Item 8.01.  OTHER EVENTS.

 

On December 4, 2012, Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (“Registrant”) issued a press release announcing that the Directors of Helmerich & Payne, Inc., at a Board of Directors meeting held on December 4, 2012, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on its common stock, payable March 1, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business February 15, 2013.  This $0.15 quarterly dividend represents a $0.08 increase from the $0.07 dividend paid in the previous quarter.  A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99 to this Report on Form 8-K.

 

This information is being furnished pursuant to Item 8.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall it be deemed 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 9.01           FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

 

(d)           Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99

 

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. press release dated December 4, 2012

 

SIGNATURE

 

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: December 4, 2012

HELMERICH & PAYNE, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Steven R. Mackey

 

 

Name:

Steven R. Mackey

 

 

Title:

Executive Vice President

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99

 

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. press release dated December 4, 2012

 

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