UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 of 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)||July 22, 2021|
Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|Commission File Number:||001-15393|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
|1398 Central Avenue|
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share||HTLF||Nasdaq Stock Market|
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On July 22, 2021 -Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF), announced that its board of directors approved a 14% increase in its regular quarterly cash dividend to $0.25 per share on the company's common stock payable on August 30, 2021, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2021. As of June 30, 2021, there were 42,245,452 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits
(a)Financial Statements of Business Acquired.
a.Pro Forma Financial Information.
104 The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL.
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.
|Date: July 22, 2021||HEARTLAND FINANCIAL USA, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Bryan R. McKeag|
|Bryan R. McKeag|
|Executive Vice President|
|Chief Financial Officer|