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): December 1, 2017
The Providence Service Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
700 Canal Street, Third Floor
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 307-2800
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 1, 2017, The Providence Service Corporation issued a press release announcing the record date and payment date for a cash dividend payable to holders of its shares of 5.5%/8.5% Series A convertible preferred stock. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
THE PROVIDENCE SERVICE CORPORATION
Date: December 1, 2017
/s/ Sophia D. Tawil
Sophia D. Tawil
General Counsel and Secretary
Providence Service Corporation Declares Cash Dividend on Convertible Preferred Stock
STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT - December 1, 2017 - The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its 5.5%/8.5% Series A convertible preferred stock. The dividend is payable on January 2, 2018 to holders of record as of 5:00 p.m. ET on December 15, 2017. The dividend will be paid at a rate of 5.5% per annum, which is equal to approximately $1.38630 per share of convertible preferred stock.
The Providence Service Corporation is a company which owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies that are primarily engaged in the provision of healthcare and workforce development services for public and private sector entities seeking to control costs and promote positive outcomes. For more information, please visit prscholdings.com.
Certain statements contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates
and projections about our business and our industry, and are not guarantees of our future performance. These statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual events to be materially different from those expressed or implied herein, including factors disclosed in our annual report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.
Investor Relations Contact
Laurence Orton - VP Finance & Corporate Controller