Current Report




UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 20, 2017
 
THE ST. JOE COMPANY
 
 
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 

Florida
 
1-10466
 
59-0432511
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
133 South Watersound Parkway
Watersound, FL
 
32461
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)

 
(850) 231-6400
 
 
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
 
Not Applicable
 
 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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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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Act.   ¨








ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS.

As of September 1, 2017, The St. Joe Company (the “Company”) had a total authority of $150.5 million available for purchase of shares of its common stock pursuant to its previously announced Stock Repurchase Program. On September 18, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Company authorized additional repurchase authority of up to $66.0 million of the Company’s shares of its common stock under the Stock Repurchase Program. On September 20, 2017, the Company repurchased 3,742,111 shares of its common stock, no par value per share, in a privately negotiated transaction with two investment funds managed by Janus Capital Management LLC for an aggregate purchase price of $65.8 million pursuant to the Stock Repurchase Program. After giving effect to the September 20 repurchase and other recent repurchase activities, as of September 20, 2017, the Company has $147.7 million remaining under the Stock Repurchase Program.








SIGNATURES

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.

THE ST. JOE COMPANY

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Marek Bakun
 
Dated: September 21, 2017
 
 
Marek Bakun
 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer