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): December 5, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Commission file number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
14185 Dallas Parkway, Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75254
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
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 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On December 5, 2012, Copart, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The following is a brief description of each matter submitted to a vote at the Annual Meeting, as well as the number of votes cast with respect to each matter. For more information about these proposals, please refer to Coparts Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, 2012.
Proposal Number One: Election of Directors
The stockholders elected each of the following persons as a director to hold office until the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his earlier resignation or removal.
Proposal Number Two: Advisory Vote on Approval of Executive Compensation
The stockholders cast an advisory (non-binding) vote to approve executive compensation for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2012 as follows: 101,981,822 shares in favor, 2,623,998 shares against, 205,797 shares abstaining and 11,423,274 broker non-votes.
Proposal Number Three: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2013 with 116,078,196 shares voting in favor, 146,998 shares against and 9,697 shares abstaining.
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.
Date: December 6, 2012
By: /s/ Paul A. Styer
Paul A. Styer
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary