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): August 9, 2012
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
6820 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75240
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 972-980-9917
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Section 2 Financial Information.
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Conditions.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the Exhibit attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
On August 9, 2012, the Registrant issued a Press Release announcing its fourth quarter fiscal 2012 results. A copy of this Press Release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99(a).
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99(a)||Press Release dated August 9, 2012.|
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.
|BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|Date: August 9, 2012||By:||/s/ Douglas H. Brooks|
|Douglas H. Brooks, Chairman of the Board|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|