Smithfield Foods 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2005
SMITHFIELD FOODS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (757) 365-3000
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 March 1, 2005, the Registrant issued a press release announcing its earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2005, which ended January 30, 2005. The information contained in the press release, which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report, is incorporated herein by reference.
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.