SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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):
April 21, 2017
SunTrust Banks, 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.)
303 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD.
On April 21, 2017, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (the “Registrant”) announced financial results for the period ended March 31, 2017. A copy of the news release announcing such results is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The Registrant intends to hold an investor call and webcast to discuss these results on April 21, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time. Additional presentation materials relating to such call are furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and are incorporated herein by reference.
The foregoing information is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, “Results of Operations and Financial Condition,” and Item 7.01, “Regulation FD.” Consequently, it is not deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. It may only be incorporated by reference into another filing under the Exchange Act or Securities Act of 1933 if such subsequent filing specifically references this Form 8-K. All information in the news release and presentation materials speak as of the date thereof and the Registrant does not assume any obligation to update said information in the future. In addition, the Registrant disclaims any inference regarding the materiality of such information which otherwise may arise as a result of its furnishing such information under Item 2.02 or Item 7.01 of this report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 News release dated April 21, 2017 (furnished with the Commission as a part of this Form 8-K).
99.2 Presentation slides dated April 21, 2017 (furnished with the Commission as a part of this Form 8-K).
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.
SUNTRUST BANKS, INC.
April 21, 2017
By: /s/ Thomas E. Panther
Thomas E. Panther, Senior Vice President,
Director of Corporate Finance and Controller