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): February 1, 2013
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (732) 590-9200
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 2.02 Results of Operation and Financial Condition.
On February 1, 2013, Provident Financial Services, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release reporting its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 1, 2013, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per common share, payable on February 28, 2013 to stockholders of record on February 15, 2013.
This announcement was included as part of the press release announcing financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012 issued by the Company on February 1, 2013. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.