Form 8-K





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): November 20, 2018





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Pennsylvania   0-10587   23-2195389

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

One Penn Square

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 717-291-2411



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Item 7.01 - Regulation FD Disclosure.

On November 20, 2018, Fulton Financial Corporation (“Fulton”) announced that its Board of Directors approved the repurchase of up to $75 million of shares of Fulton’s common stock, or approximately 2.7 percent of Fulton’s outstanding shares, based on the closing price of Fulton’s common stock and the number of shares outstanding on October 31, 2018. This approval expires on December 31, 2019.

Fulton also announced that it repurchased a total of approximately $44.6 million of shares under the $50 million stock repurchase program which was originally announced in October 2015, including approximately $26.1 million of shares repurchased during the fourth quarter of 2018. As of November 19, 2018, approximately $5.4 million of Fulton’s common stock remain authorized for repurchase under that program through December 31, 2018.

On November 20, 2018, Fulton issued a press release announcing the repurchase program, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Form 8-K provided under Item 7.01, including all exhibits attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing of Fulton under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





99.1    Press Release dated November 20, 2018


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.


Date: November 21, 2018     By:  

/s/ Mark R. McCollom

      Mark R. McCollom

Senior Executive Vice President

and Chief Financial Officer