Armstrong World Industries 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): January 3, 2012
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Section 2Financial Information
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The information furnished under Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
The information in Items 2.02 and 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished herewith and shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 3, 2012, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that its fifty percent joint venture, Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE), had completed a credit refinancing transaction and special dividend payments pursuant to which WAVE executed a $225 million three-year revolving credit agreement and a $50 million ten-year private placement bond and subsequently used the proceeds to repay obligations under WAVEs previous credit agreement and to pay a special dividend in the amount of $50 million (the Dividend) to each of the Company and Worthington Industries, WAVEs parent companies. The Company also announced that, primarily as a result of the Dividend, it was revising its free cash flow guidance range for 2011 to an estimate of $150 million to $175 million, up from its previous guidance range of $80 million to $120 million. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: January 3, 2012