NACCO Industries declares Hyster-Yale stock dividend

Distribution has been structured to qualify as tax-free dividend.

By ·

NACCO Industries, Inc., today announced that the Board of Directors declared a stock dividend of one share of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (“Hyster-Yale”) Class A common stock and one share of Hyster-Yale Class B common stock for each share of NACCO Industries, Inc. (“NACCO”) Class A or Class B common stock owned on the record date.

The dividend is payable on both the Class A and Class B Common Stock, and, assuming the effectiveness of the registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, will be distributed on September 28, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 25, 2012. The distribution has been structured to qualify as a tax free dividend to NACCO shareholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

Hyster-Yale has filed an application to list its Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “HY”. Class A common shares of NACCO will continue to trade in the “regular-way” market throughout the period leading up to and including the distribution date. Any holder of NACCO Class A common shares who sells such shares in the “regular-way” market on or before September 28, 2012 will also be selling the entitlement to receive shares of Hyster-Yale in respect of such shares. It is expected that a “when-issued” trading market for Hyster-Yale Class A common shares will develop before the record date if the NYSE approves Hyster-Yale’s application for listing.

Even though “when-issued” trading may develop, none of these trades will settle before the record date, and if the spin-off does not occur, all “when-issued” trading will be null and void. Investors are encouraged to consult with their financial advisors regarding the specific consequences of trading NACCO or Hyster-Yale common shares on or before the distribution date.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Latest Whitepaper
Sorting Out Your Sortation Options
Guiding you through the process of evaluating and selecting the right “mission-critical” sortation solution
Download Today!
From the April 2017 Issue
How does a fastgrowing, e-commerce startup company build out order fulfillment capabilities? Thrive Market answered that question with its new facility in Indiana.
2017 Warehouse/DC Equipment Survey: Investment up as service pressures rise
Putaway 101: Everything in its Place
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
2016 Warehouse/DC Operations Webcast: Confronting omni-channel complexity
During this webcast we’ll examine the current activities, trends, and best practices in warehouse and DC operations management and how companies plan to address complex issues associate with omni-channel fulfillment.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
ProMat closes: Make your plans for Modex 2018
With a record number of exhibitors and attendees seen at ProMat 2017, MHI anticipates more of the...
Keynote: Magic is the result of over-preparation and over-delivering to customers
During his keynote presentation Wednesday afternoon, Earvin “Magic” Johnson told a packed...

Keynote panel confirms digital supply chain shift seen in new MHI study
Wednesday’s keynote panelists agreed it is time to embrace the shift to digital supply chains seen...
MHI to honor original products, solutions with 5th-annual Innovation Awards
On Wednesday, during MHI Industry Night with Dana Carvey, the winners of the 5th-annual MHI...