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):     November 17, 2017

 

JACK IN THE BOX INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


DELAWARE

1-9390

95-2698708

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission File

Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)


9330 BALBOA AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA

92123

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)


(858) 571-2121
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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ITEM 8.01.    OTHER EVENTS

On November 20, 2017, Jack in the Box Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 4, 2017. The press release is attached as exhibit 99.1.

ITEM 9.01     FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

(d)       Exhibits.

Exhibit

  No.               Description
-----------         ---------------
99.1                Press Release of Jack in the Box Inc. dated November 20, 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.



 

 

JACK IN THE BOX INC.

 
 
By:

/s/ JERRY P. REBEL

Jerry P. Rebel

Executive Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)

(Duly Authorized Signatory)

Date: November 20, 2017

Exhibit 99.1

Jack in the Box Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 20, 2017--Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today announced that on November 17, 2017, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 4, 2017.

Future declaration of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates are subject to the final determination of the company's Board of Directors.

About Jack in the Box Inc.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,200 restaurants in 21 states and Guam. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary, the company operates and franchises QDOBA MEXICAN EATS®, a leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 700 restaurants in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. For more information on Jack in the Box and QDOBA, including franchising opportunities, visit www.jackinthebox.com or www.qdoba.com.

CONTACT:
Jack in the Box Inc.
Investor Contact:
Carol DiRaimo, (858) 571-2407
or
Media Contact:
Brian Luscomb, (858) 571-2291