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) April 1, 2019



(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)







(State of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)






3300 Publix Corporate Parkway





Lakeland, Florida





(Address of principal executive offices)




(Zip Code)








(863) 688-1188





(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)




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Item 8.01.     Other Events


On April 1, 2019, the Company announced its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, payable May 1, 2019 to stockholders of record as of the close of business April 15, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d).     Exhibits


99.1.     Press Release dated April 1, 2019









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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.











Dated: April 1, 2019


/s/ David P. Phillips



David P. Phillips, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer



(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)


















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Exhibit 99.1

Contact: Maria Brous

(863) 680-5339


Publix Announces Quarterly Dividend


LAKELAND, Fla., April 1, 2019 - Publix Super Markets Inc. announced its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share on its common stock.


The dividend will be payable May 1, 2019, either through direct deposit or mailed as a check to stockholders of record as of the close of business April 15, 2019.


To elect direct deposit of dividends, visit corporate.publix.com/stock and click Publix Stockholder Online at the bottom of the page. After registering for a secure and confidential online account, log in and select Dividends > Payment Preferences to elect direct deposit.


Direct deposit elections also can be made by completing the online Direct Deposit Authorization for Publix Stock Dividends form at corporate.publix.com/stock > Stockholder Resources > Forms. Print and sign the form as indicated, and then send it with a voided check to Publix stockholder services.


Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 200,000 employees, with 2018 sales of $36.1 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,215 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 22 consecutive years, and ranked No. 1 on Fortune’s inaugural Best Big Companies list. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com. ###