SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2019
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
7700 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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ITEM 5.07 SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS
On January 28, 2019, Centene Corporation (“Centene”) held a special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”), at Centene’s headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. The Special Meeting was held to consider and vote upon an amendment to Centene’s certificate of incorporation to increase the authorized shares of common stock from 400,000,000 shares of common stock to 800,000,000 shares of common stock.
At the Special Meeting, holders of 183,555,337 shares of Centene common stock, which represents approximately 89% of the shares of Centene common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of the record date of December 24, 2018, were represented in person or by proxy.
The final voting results for this proposal, which is described in greater detail in Centene’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 26, 2018, follow below:
Approval of an Amendment to the Centene Certificate of Incorporation to Increase the Number of Authorized Shares of Common Stock:
The proposal was approved by Centene’s stockholders.
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.
January 29, 2019
/s/ Jeffrey A. Schwaneke
Jeffrey A. Schwaneke
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer