SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 28, 2019
O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
233 South Patterson
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(Address of principal executive offices, Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Section 8 - Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events
On February 28, 2019, Jeff Shaw, Chief Operating Officer and Co-President of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (“the Company”), established a plan in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, for the trading of the Company’s common stock. The plan provides for option exercises and subsequent sales of specified share amounts at specific market prices, subject to specified limitations. The plan was established for the purpose of facilitating the exercise and subsequent sale of stock options with a ten-year contractual life that are due to expire in February 2022. The plan was established during the Company’s unrestricted trading window and at a time when Mr. Shaw was not in possession of material, non-public information about the Company. Mr. Shaw has informed the Company that he will publicly disclose, as required by federal securities laws, any option exercises and stock sales made under this plan.
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: March 1, 2019
O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
/s/ Thomas McFall
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(principal financial and accounting officer)