Helmerich & Payne 8-K 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 6, 2012
HELMERICH & PAYNE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1437 South Boulder Avenue, Suite 1400
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
The Directors of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (the Company), at a Board of Directors meeting held on June 6, 2012, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.07 per share on its common stock, payable August 31, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business August 15, 2012. This information is being furnished pursuant to Item 8.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be 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 in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.