SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 30, 2018
HYATT HOTELS CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
150 North Riverside Plaza
8th Floor, Chicago, Illinois
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (312) 750-1234
Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report: Not Applicable
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 30, 2018, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its results for its quarter ended September 30, 2018. The full text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing made by Hyatt Hotels Corporation under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except as set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On October 30, 2018, the Company announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $750 million of the Company’s common stock. These repurchases may be made from time to time in the open market, in privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise, including pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 plan or an accelerated share repurchase transaction, at prices that the Company deems appropriate and subject to market conditions, applicable law and other factors deemed relevant in the Company’s sole discretion. The common stock repurchase program applies to the Company’s Class A Common Stock and/or the Company’s Class B Common Stock. The common stock repurchase program does not obligate the Company to repurchase any dollar amount or number of shares of common stock and the program may be suspended or discontinued at any time. The full text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Date: October 30, 2018
/s/ Patrick J. Grismer
Patrick J. Grismer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer