UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 21, 2018
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HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INCORPORATED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)  
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Maryland
 
1-34073
 
31-0724920
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio
 
43287
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

(614) 480-2265
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 21, 2018, Huntington announced the release of its company-run capital stress test results as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Results include both Huntington Bancshares Incorporated and Huntington National Bank, and can be found on Huntington’s Investor Relations website on the “Regulatory Disclosures” page under the “Publications and Filings” tab (http://huntington-ir.com/main/Regulatory.htm). Results are based on a forward-looking exercise using hypothetical severely adverse macroeconomic assumptions developed by the Federal Reserve and by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and do not represent Huntington’s economic forecast.
The Company-run capital stress test results and news release are being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01, and the information contained therein shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the filings of the Firm under the Securities Act of 1933.

Item  9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibits referenced below shall be treated as “furnished” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
(d)
Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 – News release of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, dated June 21, 2018.





SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
 
HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INCORPORATED
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date:
June 21, 2018
 
By:
 
/s/ Jana J. Litsey
 
 
 
 
 
Jana J. Litsey
 
 
 
 
 
General Counsel

EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit No.    Description

Exhibit 99.1      News release of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, dated June 21, 2018.




Exhibit 99.1

 
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 21, 2018

Analysts: Mark Muth (mark.muth@huntington.com), 614.480.4720

Media: Matt Samson (matt.b.samson@huntington.com), 312.263.0203


HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES RELEASES RESULTS OF 2018 DODD-FRANK ACT COMPANY-RUN CAPITAL STRESS TEST


COLUMBUS, Ohio - Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN; www.huntington.com ) announced today the release of its company-run capital stress test results as required by the Dodd-Frank Act. Results include both Huntington Bancshares Incorporated and Huntington National Bank, and can be found on Huntington’s Investor Relations website on the “Regulatory Disclosures” page under the “Publications and Filings” tab (http://huntington-ir.com/main/Regulatory.htm). Results are based on a forward-looking exercise using hypothetical severely adverse macroeconomic assumptions developed by the Federal Reserve and by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and do not represent Huntington’s economic forecast.


About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with $104 billion of assets and a network of 966 branches and 1,866 ATMs across eight Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement, and capital market services that extend beyond its core states. Visit huntington.com for more information.


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