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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

 

 

 

Oil-Dri Corporation of America

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware   001-12622   36-2048898
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

410 North Michigan Avenue

Suite 400

Chicago, Illinois

 

 

60611-4213

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (312) 321-1515

 

 

 

(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):

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 
 

Item 8.01       Other Events.

 

At a special meeting on December 4, 2012, the Registrant’s Board of Directors declared accelerated cash dividends of $0.36 per share of the Registrant’s Common Stock and $0.27 per share of the Registrant’s Class B Stock, which reflect an acceleration of the quarterly dividends that would normally be paid for the third and fourth quarters of fiscal 2013. The dividends will be payable on December 28, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2012. A copy of the Registrant’s press release announcing these matters is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and the information contained therein is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01      Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)      Exhibit

 

Exhibit    
Number   Description of Exhibits
     
99.1   Press Release dated December 4, 2012

  

 
 

SIGNATURES

 

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

  OIL-DRI CORPORATION OF AMERICA
     
     
     
  By: /s/     Douglas A. Graham                                 
    Douglas A. Graham
    Vice President and General Counsel

 

 

 

 

Date: December 4, 2012

 

 
 

Exhibit Index

 

 

Exhibit    
Number   Description of Exhibits
     
99.1   Press Release dated December 4, 2012