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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

 

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

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 3, 2017

 

 

SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware   1-11588   38-3042953
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

73 Kercheval Avenue

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

  48236
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (313) 886-7070

 

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))

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events

 

On March 3, 2017, Saga Communications, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its Classes A and B Common Stock to be paid on April 14, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 28, 2017, as set forth in the press release included as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

  

(d)   Exhibits.

  

Exhibit No. Description
   
99.1 Press Release dated March 3, 2017.

  

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

  

  SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
     
     
Dated:  March 3, 2017 By:     /s/ Samuel D. Bush
         Samuel D. Bush
         Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

INDEX OF EXHIBITS

  

Exhibit No.   Description
     
99.1   Press release dated March 3, 2017.

  

 

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Saga Communications, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.30 per Share

GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich., March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Saga Communications, Inc. (NYSE MKT- SGA) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share. The dividend will be paid on April 14, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 28, 2017. The aggregate amount of the payment to be made in connection with the quarterly and special dividends will be approximately $1.8 million. The quarterly cash dividend will be funded by cash on the Company's balance sheet.

The Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends in the future as declared by the Board of Directors. Consistent with returning value to our shareholders, the Board of Directors will also consider declaring special cash dividends, stock dividends, and stock buybacks in the future.

Saga Communications, Inc. is a broadcasting company whose business is devoted to acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties. The Company owns or operates broadcast properties in 26 markets, including 68 FM and 32 AM radio stations, 4 television stations and 5 low-power television stations. For additional information, contact us at (313) 886-7070 or visit our website at www.sagacommunications.com.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations and involve certain risks and uncertainties within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "guidance," "intent" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Key risks, including risks associated with Saga's ability to effectively integrate the stations it acquires and the impact of federal regulation on Saga's business, are described in the reports Saga periodically files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K. Readers should note that these statements may be impacted by several factors, including national and local economic changes and changes in the radio and television broadcast industry in general, as well as Saga's actual performance. Results may vary from those stated herein and Saga undertakes no obligation to update the information contained here.



CONTACT: Samuel D. Bush, 313/886-7070

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