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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - DIVIDEND MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT - Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moinesexhibit991q217dividendanno.htm

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
August 9, 2017

Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Federally Chartered Corporation
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
Skywalk Level, 801 Walnut Street
-- Suite 200, Des Moines, Iowa
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On August 9, 2017, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (the "Bank") issued a member announcement of action by its Board of Directors (the “Board”) to declare a second quarter 2017 cash dividend for both the average activity-based capital stock and average membership capital stock outstanding during the quarter. The dividend approved at an annualized rate was 3.50 percent for activity-based capital stock and 1.00 percent for membership capital stock, both unchanged from the prior quarter. The effective combined annualized dividend rate for the Bank on both subclasses of capital stock outstanding was 3.06 percent. A copy of the member announcement is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

The information contained in the attachment is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit Number 99.1         Member Announcement, dated August 9, 2017, issued by the Bank.

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.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
August 9, 2017
/s/ Joseph E. Amato
Name: Joseph E. Amato
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.
Member Announcement