Form 8-K


A document required by the SEC to announce certain significant changes in a public company, such as a merger or acquisition, a name or address change, bankruptcy, change of auditors, or any other information which a potential investor ought to know about.

Use Form 8-K in a sentence

The form 8-k was required and that made me kind of mad, because I thought it was pretty unnecessary for us.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 3 people found this helpful.

Upon receiving the Form 8-K announcing the merger of the two largest computing companies in the world, Miguel called his stockbroker to double his investment.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 8 people found this helpful.

If you were to own a business and would like to change the name of your company, you would have to fill out and turn in a form 8-k before the change would be approved.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 11 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Form 4 Form 8Q