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 27, 2019
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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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of class
Trading
Symbol(s)
Name of exchange on which registered
5.875% Series C Non-Cumulative, perpetual preferred stock
HBANN
Nasdaq
6.250% Series D Non-Cumulative, perpetual preferred stock
HBANO
Nasdaq
Common Stock—Par Value $0.01 per Share
HBAN
Nasdaq
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Item 8.01 Other Information.
On June 27, 2019, Huntington announced proposed capital actions included in Huntington's 2019 capital plan. These actions include a 7% increase in the quarterly dividend per common share to $0.15, starting in the third quarter of 2019, the repurchase of up to $513 million of common stock over the next four quarters (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020), and maintaining dividends on the outstanding classes of preferred stock and trust preferred securities. Any capital actions, including those contemplated above, are subject to approval by Huntington’s Board of Directors.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
 
Item  9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)
Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 – News release of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, dated June 27, 2019.





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 27, 2019
 
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 27, 2019.