Washington, D.C. 20549


Form 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 24, 2017



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


California 000-33063 33-0937517
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employee
Identification No.)


86 North Main Street, Porterville, CA 93257
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip code)


(559) 782-4900
(Registrant’s telephone number including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report) Not applicable


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Item 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Condition


On April 24, 2017, Sierra Bancorp issued a press release announcing its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.


The information in this report (including Exhibit 99.1) is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.




(d)       Exhibits


Exhibit Number Description
99.1 Press Release dated April 24, 2017






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated:  April 24, 2017 SIERRA BANCORP  
  By:   /s/ Kenneth R. Taylor  
    Kenneth R. Taylor  
    Executive Vice President &  
    Chief Financial Officer