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): May 16, 2018
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
500 Old Dominion Way
Thomasville, North Carolina 27360
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 16, 2018. The following matters, which are described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 16, 2018, were voted upon by the Company’s shareholders at the Annual Meeting. The final voting results are reported below.
Proposal 1 – Election of Eleven Directors
Each of the following individuals were elected by the shareholders to serve as directors for one-year terms and until their respective successors have been elected and qualified or until their death, resignation, removal or disqualification or until there is a decrease in the number of directors, and received the number of votes set opposite their respective names:
Sherry A. Aaholm
Earl E. Congdon
David S. Congdon
John R. Congdon, Jr.
Robert G. Culp, III
Bradley R. Gabosch
Greg C. Gantt
Patrick D. Hanley
John D. Kasarda
Leo H. Suggs
D. Michael Wray
Proposal 2 – Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Compensation of our Named Executive Officers
The compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved, on an advisory basis, by the shareholders based on the following vote:
Proposal 3 – Ratification of the Appointment of our Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018 was approved by the shareholders based on the following vote:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 17, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors (the "Board") had declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share of common stock, payable on June 20, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 6, 2018. The Company also announced a new authorization from the Board to repurchase up to $250 million of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description
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.
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE, INC.
/s/ Kimberly S. Maready
Kimberly S. Maready
Vice President - Accounting & Finance
(Principal Accounting Officer)