Greif Bros. 8-K 2014
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): June 6, 2014 (June 4, 2014)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (740) 549-6000
(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. below):
Section 2 Financial Information
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On June 4, 2014, Greif, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release (the Earnings Release) announcing the financial results for its second quarter ended April 30, 2014. The full text of the Earnings Release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The Earnings Release included the following non-GAAP financial measures (the non-GAAP Measures):
Management of the Company uses the non-GAAP Measures to evaluate ongoing operations and believes that these non-GAAP Measures are useful to enable investors to perform meaningful comparisons of current and historical performance of the Company. Management of the Company also believes that the non-GAAP Measures provide a more stable platform on which to compare the historical performance of the Company than the most nearly equivalent GAAP data.
Section 7 Regulation FD
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 5, 2014, management of the Company held a conference call with interested investors and financial analysts (the Conference Call) to discuss the Companys financial results for its second quarter ended April 30, 2014. The file transcript of the Conference Call is attached as Exhibit 99.2 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.