AMERCO
8-K on 08/23/2019   Download
SEC Document
SEC Filing
false0000004457falseUHALNVCommon StockNASDAQfalsefalsefalsefalse00000044572019-08-222019-08-22

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

August 22, 2019

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

AMERCO

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

                     Nevada 001-1125588-0106815

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

5555 Kietzke Lane, Ste. 100

 

Reno, NV 89511

 

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

775 668-6300

 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

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))

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 

 


Item 5.07   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On August 22, 2019, AMERCO (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. At such meeting our stockholders voted upon and approved: (i) the election of Edward J. Shoen, James E. Acridge, John P. Brogan, John M. Dodds, James J. Grogan, Richard J. Herrera, Karl A. Schmidt and Samuel J. Shoen as directors of the Company, to serve until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company (“Proposal 1”); (ii) the ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 (“Proposal 2”); and (iii) a proposal received from Company stockholder proponents to ratify and affirm the decisions and actions taken by the Board of Directors and executive officers of the Company, with respect to AMERCO, its subsidiaries, and its various constituencies, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019 (“Proposal 3”).  Proposal 4, an advisory proposal received from a Company stockholder proponent to provide that directors shall be elected by affirmative vote of the majority of votes cast in uncontested director elections, was not approved by stockholders.

The following table sets forth the votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted on at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of AMERCO.

 

 

Votes

Cast For

Votes

Cast Against

Votes

Withheld

 

Abstentions

Broker

Non-votes

Proposal 1

 

 

 

 

 

   Edward J. Shoen

14,741,449

-

2,293,237

-

607,404

   James E. Acridge

16,918,352

-

116,334

-

607,404

   John P. Brogan

15,834,280

-

1,200,406

-

607,404

   John M. Dodds

16,201,601

-

833,085

-

607,404

   James J. Grogan

16,395,913

-

638,773

-

607,404

   Richard J. Herrera

16,944,278

-

90,408

-

607,404

   Karl A. Schmidt

16,948,860

-

85,826

-

607,404

   Samuel J. Shoen

14,736,988

-

2,297,698

-

607,404

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposal 2

17,581,793

52,307

-

7,990

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposal 3

13,836,223

3,182,499

-

15,964

607,404

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposal 4

5,465,559

10,316,801

-

1,252,324

607,405

 

Item 8.01.  Other Items

On August 23, 2019, AMERCO (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend on its Common Stock of $0.50 per share payable to all shareholders of record of the Company’s Common Stock as of close of business on September 9, 2019. The payment date for the special dividend will be September 23, 2019.

 

The Company’s press release regarding the special dividend is included as Exhibit 99.1.

 

 

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits.  

 

Exhibit No.

Description

99.1

Press release dated August 23, 2019.

 


 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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: August 23, 2019

 

AMERCO

 

 

/s/ Jason A. Berg

 

Jason A. Berg

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Index

 

 Exhibit No.

Description

99.1

Press release dated August 23, 2019.

 

 

 

 

KW1