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)||October 22, 2021|
|Tompkins Financial Corporation|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|P.O. Box 460, Ithaca New York||14851|
|(Address of Principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code||(607) 273-3210|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which|
|Common Stock, $0.10 par value||TMP||NYSE American, 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 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On October 22, 2021, Tompkins Financial Corporation, (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its earnings for the calendar quarter ended September 30, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached to this Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On October 22, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors approved payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.57 per share, payable on November 15, 2021, to common shareholders of record on November 2, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached to this Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On October 22, 2021, the Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 400,000 shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock. This program replaces the Company’s existing 400,000 share repurchase program announced on January 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is attached to this Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.3 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The shares may be repurchased from time to time in open market transactions at prevailing market prices, in privately negotiated transactions, or by other means in accordance with federal securities laws. The actual timing, number and value of shares repurchased under the program will be determined by management at its discretion and will depend on a number of factors, including the market price of the Company’s stock and general market and economic conditions, and applicable legal requirements.
The information contained in this report, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 shall not be deemed “filed” with the SEC nor incorporated by reference in any registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release of Tompkins Financial Corporation Dated October 22, 2021|
|99.2||Press Release of Tompkins Financial Corporation Dated October 22, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
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.
|TOMPKINS FINANCIAL CORPORATION|
|Date: October 22, 2021||/S/ Stephen S. Romaine|
|Stephen S. Romaine|
|President and CEO|