SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January
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Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On January 23, 2019, Popular, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing plans to (i) increase the Company’s quarterly common stock dividend from $0.25 per share to $0.30 per share, payable commencing in the second quarter of 2019, subject to the approval of the Company’s Board of Directors, and (ii) repurchase up to $250 million of the Company’s common stock.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 23, 2019
|By:||/s/ Javier D. Ferrer|
|Javier D. Ferrer|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|