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): January 30, 2019
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||Commission File Number||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
615 Merrick Avenue, Westbury, New York 11590
(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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CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K
|ITEM 2.02:||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
On January 30, 2019, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") issued a news release reporting its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2018. A copy of the news release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
|ITEM 8.01:||Other Events|
On January 30, 2019, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a $0.17 per diluted common share dividend, payable on February 26, 2019 to shareholders of record as of February 12, 2019.
|ITEM 9.01:||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|(d)||Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is the news release issued by the Company on January 30, 2019 to report its financial results for the three and twelve month ended December 31, 2018.|
|Exhibit 99.1||News release issued by the Company on January 30, 2019.|
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: January 30, 2019||NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.|
|/s/ Salvatore J. DiMartino|
|Salvatore J. DiMartino|
|First Senior Vice President and Director,|
|Investor Relations, and Strategic Planning|