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) March 18, 2021(March 12, 2021)
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|3001 Ocean Drive, Suite 201|| |
|(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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading symbols||Name of Exchange on which registered|
|Preferred Stock, 7.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable||ARR-PRC||New York Stock Exchange|
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value||ARR||New York Stock Exchange|
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 8.01. Other Events.
As previously disclosed pursuant to Current Reports on Form 8-K filed by ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (the “Company”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”), the Company has adopted the following equity offering programs:
1.the 2012 Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan (the “2012 Plan”) relating to the offer and sale of up to 2,500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), pursuant to the terms of the 2012 Plan and (ii) the 2013 Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan (the “2013 Plan”) relating to the offer and sale of up to an additional 3,750,000 shares of the Company’s Common Stock pursuant to the terms of the 2013 Plan, which 2013 Plan is essentially identical by its terms to the 2012 Plan. The 2012 Plan and 2013 Plan both permit the Company’s stockholders to automatically reinvest all or a portion of their cash dividends on their shares of the Common Stock stockholders and other interested investors and to purchase shares of the Common Stock. The Company has sold 2,312,445 shares of its Common Stock under the 2012 Plan and has not sold any shares of its Common Stock under the 2013 Plan as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K;
On March 12, 2021, the Company filed with the Commission updated prospectus supplements to its new base prospectus dated February 19, 2021 (the “Base Prospectus,” and together with each prospectus supplement filed, the “Prospectus”). The Base Prospectus forms a part of the Company's automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-253311). Each prospectus supplement filed relates to certain unsold shares of the Common Stock (the “Unsold Common Stock”), pursuant to the 2012 Plan or 2013 Plan as applicable, and such unsold shares of the Common Stock will continue to be offered on the same terms and conditions as before, pursuant to the Prospectus and the above referenced plan, as applicable.
This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute offers to sell or the solicitation of offers to buy any of the Unsold Common Stock nor shall there be any sales of the Unsold Common Stock in any state in which such offers, solicitations or sales would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
Exhibits 5.1 and 23.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K are filed herewith in connection with the Unsold Common Stock pursuant to the 2012 Plan and 2013 Plan and are incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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.
Dated: March 18, 2021
| ||ARMOUR RESIDENTIAL REIT, INC.|
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| ||By:||/s/ Gordon M. Harper|| |
| ||Name:||Gordon M. Harper|| |
| ||Title:||VP Finance, Controller and Treasurer|| |