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): January 26, 2023
EASTERN BANKSHARES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|Massachusetts|| ||001-39610|| ||84-4199750|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
of Incorporation or Organization)
| ||(I.R.S. Employer|
|265 Franklin Street|| ||02110|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)|| ||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 327-8376
(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 each class|| ||Trading|
| ||Name of each exchange|
on which registered
|Common Stock|| ||EBC|| ||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 26, 2023, Eastern Bankshares, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation (the “Company”) and the stock holding company for Eastern Bank, issued a press release in which it announced its earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2022. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
In the press release announcing the Company's earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2022, the Company announced the approval by its Board of Directors of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on March 15, 2023 to shareholders of record on March 3, 2023.
In connection with issuing such press release, the Company posted an investor presentation in the “Presentations” section of the Company’s investor relations website at investor.easternbank.com on January 26, 2023.
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.
|EASTERN BANKSHARES, INC.|
DATE: January 26, 2023
|By:|| ||/s/ James B. Fitzgerald|
| ||James B. Fitzgerald|
| ||Chief Financial Officer|