SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
The following information is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, "Results of Operations and Financial Condition" and Item 7.01 “Regulation FD Disclosure”, and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
On November 14, 2012, Limited Brands, Inc. issued a press release setting forth its third quarter 2012 earnings. In addition, the press release provides earnings guidance for the fourth quarter of 2012 and updated guidance with respect to full year 2012 earnings. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is hereby incorporated by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On November 14, 2012, Limited Brands, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new $250 million share repurchase program (which includes $49.6 million remaining under the previous $500 million program) and declared its regular dividend of $0.25 per share payable on December 10, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2012.
Press Release dated November 14, 2012 announcing earnings for the third quarter 2012.
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.