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): January 29, 2021

REPUBLIC BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Kentucky
0-24649
61-0862051
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
of incorporation)
 
 

601 West Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky
 
40202
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (502) 584-3600

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading Symbol
Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common
RBCAA
The Nasdaq Stock Market

NOT APPLICABLE
(Former Name or former Address, if changed since last report)

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Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

ITEM 2.02.          RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.

On January 29, 2021, Republic Bancorp, Inc. announced its results of operations for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. The public announcement was made by means of an earnings release, the text of which is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 hereto. A financial supplement to this earnings release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto.
 

ITEM 9.01.          FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.

 
(d)
Exhibits.
 
Exhibit No.

 
99.1
 
99.2
 
104
Republic Bancorp, Inc. Earnings Release dated January 29, 2021.
 
Earnings Release Financial Supplement – Fourth Quarter 2020
 
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The information in this Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2 attached hereto, is being furnished under Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing of Republic Bancorp, Inc. under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference in such filing.
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Republic Bancorp, Inc.
 
 
  (Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: January 29, 2021  By: /s/ Kevin Sipes
 
 
Kevin Sipes
 
 
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer &
 
 
Chief Accounting Officer


EXHIBIT INDEX
   
Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit
   
Earnings Release dated January 29, 2021.
104
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