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): August 18, 2011
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (813) 274-1000
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On August 18, 2011, Sykes Enterprises, Incorporateds (the Company) Board of Directors authorized the Company to repurchase up to five million shares of the Companys outstanding common stock. The shares of common stock will be purchased, from time to time, through open market purchases or in negotiated private transactions, and the purchases will be based on factors, including but not limited to, the stock price and general market conditions. The share repurchase program has no expiration date. As of July 29, 2011, there were approximately 47.1 million shares of common stock outstanding.
The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
(c) The following exhibit is included with this Report:
Exhibit 99.1 Press release, dated August 19, 2011, announcing the share repurchase plan.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: August 19, 2011