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): December 7, 2012
D.R. Horton, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
301 Commerce Street, Suite 500, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (817) 390-8200
(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):
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On December 7, 2012, D.R. Horton, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its Board of Directors declared an accelerated cash dividend of $0.15 per share. This dividend is in lieu of and accelerates the payment of all quarterly dividends that the Company would have otherwise paid in calendar year 2013. The accelerated dividend is payable on December 21, 2012 to stockholders of record on December 17, 2012.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference in its entirety into this Item 8.01.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated December 7, 2012.|
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.
|D. R. Horton, Inc.|
|Date: December 7, 2012||By:||/S/ BILL W. WHEAT|
|Bill W. Wheat|
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
|99.1||Press Release dated December 7, 2012|