SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant
To Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 4, 2012
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
7401 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60629
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(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
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ITEM 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 4, 2012, Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (the "Company")
issued a press release (the "release") announcing its regular quarterly cash
dividend of $.08 per share payable to shareholders of record as of December
17, 2012 and will be paid on December 28, 2012. The Company's Board has also
declared an additional special cash dividend of $.50 per share which will also
be payable to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2012 and will be paid
on December 28, 2012. A copy of the release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1
and incorporated herein by reference.
The information in the release and in this Item 7.01 is "furnished" and not
"filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934,
or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Such information may
only be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 or the Securities Act of 1933 only if and to the extent
such subsequent filing specifically references such information.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(c) The following exhibit is furnished with this report:
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc., dated
December 4, 2012.
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
under-signed thereunto duly authorized.
December 4, 2012 TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC.
By: /S/G. HOWARD EMBER, JR.
G. Howard Ember, Jr.
Vice President Finance and
Chief Financial Officer
Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc., dated December 4, 2012.