|EX-99 - PRESS RELEASE - VALLEY NATIONAL BANCORP||d288056dex99.htm|
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, 2012
VALLEY NATIONAL BANCORP
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|1455 Valley Road, Wayne, New Jersey||07470|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (973) 305-8800
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 26, 2012, Valley National Bancorp (Valley) issued a press release reporting 2011 fourth quarter results of operations.
A copy of the press release is attached to this Current Report Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.
The information disclosed in this Item 2.02 shall be considered furnished but not filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Valleys 2011 fourth quarter press release contains certain supplemental financial information, described in the Notes to Selected Financial Data included in Exhibit 99, which has been determined by methods other than U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Management internally reviews each of these non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate performance on a comparative period to period basis. Management believes these non-GAAP financial measures provide information useful to investors in understanding Valleys financial results, the impact of such non-GAAP financial measures on Valleys operating results and financial condition.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99||Press Release dated January 26, 2012.|
|The Press Release disclosed in this Item 9.01 as Exhibit 99 shall be considered furnished but not filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.|
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.
|Dated: January 26, 2012||VALLEY NATIONAL BANCORP|
|By:||/s/ Alan D. Eskow|
|Alan D. Eskow|
|Senior Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|