Washington, D.C. 20549









Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 22, 2019



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 1-4422 51-0068479
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


2170 Piedmont Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30324

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 888-2000



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ITEM 8.01. Other Events.


The information provided pursuant to this Item 8.01 is to be considered “filed” under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) and incorporated by reference into those filings of Rollins, Inc. (the “Company”) that provide for the incorporation of all reports and documents filed by the Company under the Exchange Act.


On January 22, 2019, Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier global consumer and commercial services company announced that the Board of Directors approved a 12.5% increase in the Company’s quarterly cash dividend. The increased regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.105 per share is payable March 11, 2019 to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 11, 2019.


Except for the historical information contained in this report, the statements made by the Company are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. All such statements are subject to the safe harbor created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company’s future performance could differ significantly from the expectations of management and from results expressed or implied in the press release. See the risk factors contained in the press release for a discussion of certain risks and uncertainties that may impact such forward-looking statements. For further information on other risk factors, please refer to the “Risk Factors” contained in the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 2018. The Company disclaims any obligation or duty to update or modify these forward-looking statements.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit No.    Description
99.1 Press Release Dated January 22, 2019






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






Date: January 22, 2019 By: /s/ Paul Edward Northen  
  Name:   Paul Edward Northen  
  Title: Sr. Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer  
    (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)