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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): January 16, 2013



Lorillard, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




DELAWARE   001-34097   13-1911176

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

714 Green Valley Road

Greensboro, North Carolina 24708-7018

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(336) 335-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

As Lorillard, Inc. (“Lorillard” or the “Company”) previously announced, its Board of Directors declared a three-for-one stock split of Lorillard common stock. The record date for the stock split was December 14, 2012, and the additional shares were distributed beginning January 15, 2013. Lorillard’s shareholders of record at the close of business on the record date received two additional shares of Lorillard common stock for each share then owned.

The Company has made available on its website at, in the “Investor Relations” section, supplemental financial information for each quarterly period in 2011 and 2012 and for the full year 2011 to illustrate how certain previously reported share and per share amounts were impacted as a result of the stock split. The supplemental financial information that will be posted on the website is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K (“Form 8-K”).

The information under Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 in this Form 8-K are being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933, 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


99.1    Supplemental Financial Information of Lorillard, Inc.


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.



/s/ David H. Taylor

  David H. Taylor

Executive Vice President, Finance and Planning

and Chief Financial Officer

Dated: January 16, 2013