SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2012
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1155 BATTERY STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94111
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area 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 (See General Instruction A.2. below):
On December 6, 2012, the Companys Board of Directors declared a one-time cash dividend of $0.670625 per share, for a total of approximately $25 million. The dividend is payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 17, 2012.
The declaration of cash dividends in the future is subject to determination by the Companys Board of Directors based on a number of factors, including the income tax impact to the dividend recipients, the Companys financial condition and compliance with the terms of its debt agreements. For these reasons, as well as others, there can be no assurance that the Companys Board of Directors will declare additional cash dividends in the future.
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.