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): February 21, 2012

 

 

Alico Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Florida   0-261   59-0906081

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

10070 Daniels Interstate Court Suite 100

Fort Myers, FL 33913

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (239) 226-2000

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Section 5 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

 

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Alico Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on February 17, 2012. There were 7,349,410 shares of common stock entitled to be voted and 6,758,574 shares were voted in person or by proxy. The Company’s inspector of elections certified the following vote tabulations:

Proposal 1: The following nominees were elected to serve on the Board of Directors:

 

     FOR      AGAINST      WITHHELD      BROKER
NON-VOTES
 

John R. Alexander

     5,630,933         —           61,110         1,066,531   

JD Alexander

     5,632,853         —           59,190         1,066,531   

Robert E. Lee Caswell

     5,632,806         —           59,237         1,066,531   

Thomas H. McAuley

     5,627,272         —           64,771         1,066,531   

Charles L. Palmer

     5,628,418         —           63,625         1,066,531   

Ramon A. Rodriguez

     5,649,332         —           42,711         1,066,531   

John D. Rood

     5,647,782         —           44,261         1,066,531   

Robert J. Viguet, Jr.

     5,592,995         —           99,048         1,066,531   

Gordon Walker Ph.D.

     5,624,781         —           67,262         1,066,531   

Proposal 2: The ratification of the Audit Committee’s selection of McGladrey & Pullen L.L.P. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2012.

 

FOR

 

AGAINST

 

ABSTAIN

 

BROKER

NON-VOTES

6,722,611

  29,724   6,239   N/A

Proposal 3: The compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement was approved on an advisory basis.

 

FOR

 

AGAINST

 

ABSTAIN

 

BROKER

NON-VOTES

5,539,847

  113,027   39,169   1,066,531

 

Section 8 Other Events

 

Item 8.01 Other Events

On February 17, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company declared a cash dividend of $0.04 per share on its outstanding common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of March 30, 2012, with the payment expected on April 16, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished within this report as Exhibit 99.1.

 

Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

99.1   Alico, Inc. Press Release dated February 21, 2012.


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.

 

Date: February 21, 2012   ALICO, INC.
  By:  

/s/ W. Mark Humphrey

    W. Mark Humphrey
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer