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 17, 2021
META FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
5501 South Broadband Lane, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 497-7497
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|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $.01 par value||CASH||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.05 Amendments to the Registrant’s Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provisions of the Code of Ethics.
On November 17, 2021, the Board of Directors of Meta Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) amended the Company’s Code of Business Conduct (the “Code”) to reflect the previous appointment of Brett Pharr as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and make other minor revisions. The amended Code does not result in any explicit or implicit waiver of any provision of the Code.
The foregoing description of the amendments to the Code does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Code, as amended, which can be found on the Company’s investor relations website at https://www.metafinancialgroup.com/corporate-governance/governance-highlights.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 18, the Registrant issued a press release announcing declaration of a cash dividend for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2022. A copy of the press release is attached here to as Exhibit 99.1 as incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit Number||Description of Exhibit|
|Registrant's Press Release dated Nov 18, 2021|
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.
META FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
|Date: November 18, 2021||By:||/s/ Glen W. Herrick |
|Glen W. Herrick|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Meta Financial Group, Inc.® Declares Cash Dividend
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., November 18, 2021 - Meta Financial Group, Inc.® (Nasdaq: CASH) (the “Company”) announced that the Company will pay a cash dividend of $0.05 per share for the first fiscal quarter of 2022. This dividend will be payable on January 3, 2022 to shareholders of record as of December 9, 2021.
At September 30, 2021, the Company had total assets of $6.69 billion and shareholders’ equity of $871.9 million.
This press release and other important information about the Company are available at metafinancialgroup.com.
About Meta Financial Group, Inc.®
Meta Financial Group, Inc.®("Meta") (Nasdaq: CASH) is a South Dakota-based financial holding company. At Meta, our mission is financial inclusion for all®. Through our subsidiary, MetaBank®, N.A., we strive to remove barriers to financial access and promote economic mobility by working with third parties to provide responsible, secure, high quality financial products that contribute to the social and economic benefit of communities at the core of the real economy. Meta works to increase financial availability, choice, and opportunity for all. Additional information can be found by visiting www.metafinancialgroup.com.
|Investor Relations Contact|
|Brittany Kelley Elsasser|
|Media Relations Contact|