SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 23, 2013
(Date of Report - Date of Earliest Event Reported)
First Cash Financial Services, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
690 East Lamar Blvd., Suite 400, Arlington, Texas 76011
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
First Cash Financial Services, Inc. has issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three month and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2012. The Company's press release dated January 23, 2013 announcing the results is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference in its entirety into this Item 2.02.
The information provided in this Item 2.02 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by the specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
First Cash Financial Services, Inc. has issued a press release announcing that effective January 22, 2013 its Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to 1,500,000 shares of its common stock. The Board of Directors made this determination after considering the Company's liquidity needs and capital resources as well as the estimated current value of the Company's assets. The Company's press release dated January 23, 2013 is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference in its entirety into this Item 8.01.
Under its share repurchase program, the Company can purchase common stock in open market transactions, block or privately negotiated transactions, and may from time to time purchase shares pursuant to a trading plan in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 and Rule 10b-18 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or by any combination of such methods. The number of shares to be purchased and the timing of the purchases are based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the level of cash balances, credit availability, general business conditions, regulatory requirements, the market price of the Company's stock and the availability of alternative investment opportunities. No time limit was set for completion of repurchases under the new authorization and the program may be suspended or discontinued at any time.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release dated January 23, 2013 announcing the Company's financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2012 and the authorization of a new share repurchase plan.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: January 23, 2013
FIRST CASH FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.
/s/ R. DOUGLAS ORR
R. Douglas Orr
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)
Press release dated January 23, 2013