SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 2, 2018
O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
233 South Patterson
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(Address of principal executive offices, Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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 (see General Instruction A.2):
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).
¨ 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. ¨
Section 7 – Regulation FD
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On January 2, 2018, O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. issued a press release announcing the dates of its 2017 fourth quarter and full-year earnings release and conference call. The text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 2, 2018
O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
/s/ Thomas McFall
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(principal financial and accounting officer)