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): November 26, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
40 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA, 01730
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (781) 276-4000
(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:
ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS.
Aware Inc. previously announced on November 19, 2012 that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.80 per share payable to the company’s common stockholders (approximately $40 million in the aggregate). The record date for the special cash dividend will be the close of business on December 3, 2012 and the payable date for the special cash dividend will be December 17, 2012.
On November 26, 2012, Aware Inc. announced that NASDAQ had set an ex-dividend date for the special cash dividend. An ex-dividend date of December 18, 2012 has been established by NASDAQ.
A copy of the press release issued by the company with respect to the foregoing matters is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
The following exhibits are filed as part of this report:
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, thereunto duly authorized.