SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 26,
2007 (November 20, 2007)
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
||(Commission File Number)
||(IRS Employer Identification No.)
6301 Fitch Path, New Albany, Ohio 43054
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address,
if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 21, 2007, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (the Registrant) issued a news release (the
Release) reporting the Registrants unaudited financial results for the thirteen weeks (quarterly
period) ended November 3, 2007. A copy of the Release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current
Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Registrant also made available in conjunction with the Release additional quarterly
financial information as of and for the quarterly periods ended November 3, 2007, August 4, 2007 and May 5, 2007 and as of and for the quarterly periods
during the fiscal years ended February 3, 2007, January 28, 2006 and January 29, 2005. The
additional quarterly financial information is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on
Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Registrants management conducted a conference call on November 21, 2007, at approximately
8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, to review the Registrants financial results for the thirteen weeks ended
November 3, 2007. Additionally, the Registrants management addressed plans for the fourth quarter
of the fiscal year ending February 2, 2008 on the conference call. A copy of the transcript of the
conference call is furnished as Exhibit 99.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated
herein by reference.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
the Release, the Registrant also announced that the Board of
Directors of the Registrant had declared a
quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share in respect of the Registrants Class A Common Stock.
The dividend was declared on November 20, 2007 and is payable on December 18, 2007 to stockholders
of record at the close of business on December 4, 2007.
At the meeting of the Board of
Directors of the Registrant held on November 20, 2007, the Board authorized
the repurchase of an additional ten million shares of the
Registrants Class A Common Stock. This authorization is in
addition to the 2,029,200 shares of Class A Common Stock which
remained available as of November 20, 2007 for repurchase under the
August 16, 2005 authorization by the Registrants Board of
Directors to repurchase six million shares of the Registrants
Class A Common Stock.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) through (c) Not applicable
The following exhibits are included with this Current Report on Form 8-K: