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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)




Connecticut   001-35028   27-3577029

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


25 Park Street, Rockville, CT   06066
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (860) 291-3600

Not Applicable

(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:


¨ 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.

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.


ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


(a) Not applicable.


(b) Not applicable.


(c) Not applicable.


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit 99.1   Press Release dated March 2, 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 undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: March 2, 2012   ROCKVILLE FINANCIAL, INC.

/s/ John T. Lund

    John T. Lund
    Executive Vice President/
    Chief Financial Officer



Exhibit 99.1   Press Release dated March 2, 2012.