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 12, 2017 (May 9, 2017)
Tractor Supply Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
5401 Virginia Way, Brentwood, Tennessee
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Tractor Supply Company (the “Company”) was held on May 9, 2017. At the meeting, the shareholders elected each of the Company’s nominees for director to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until such director’s successor is duly elected and qualified. In addition, at the meeting, the shareholders ratified the re-appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 30, 2017, and voted in favor of the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company on an advisory and non-binding basis and voted in favor of a frequency of every one year for future advisory votes on the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company.
The voting results of the director elections, ratification of the re-appointment of Ernst & Young LLP, advisory vote on the compensation of the named executive officers and the advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company, which were described in more detail in the definitive proxy statement relating to the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders that the Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 27, 2017, are set forth below.
(1) Each director was elected by the following tabulation:
Cynthia T. Jamison
Johnston C. Adams
Peter D. Bewley
Edna K. Morris
Mark J. Weikel
Gregory A. Sandfort
(2) Ratification of the re-appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 30, 2017 was approved by the following tabulation:
(3) The compensation of the named executive officers of the Company was approved on an advisory and non-binding basis by the following tabulation:
(4) For the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company, the election of every one year was approved by the following tabulation:
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.
Tractor Supply Company
May 12, 2017
/s/ Kurt D. Barton
Name: Kurt D. Barton
Title: Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer