Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):    November 1, 2018


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


California   0-10140   95-3629339
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
  (Commission file number)   (I.R.S. employer
identification number)
701 North Haven Avenue, Ontario, California                     91764
(Address of principal executive offices)                 (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (909) 980-4030

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 8.01.

Other Events.

On November 1, 2018, CVB Financial Corp. (the “Company”), the holding company for Citizens Business Bank, issued a press release announcing that pursuant to the Company’s common stock repurchase program (the “Repurchase Program”), the Company has entered into a new Rule 10b5-1 repurchase plan (the “2018 10b5-1 Plan”) on November 1, 2018. Pursuant to the 2018 10b5-1 Plan, a maximum of 6,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock may be repurchased by the Company beginning on November 1, 2018 until the 2018 10b5-1 Plan expires on October 31, 2019, unless completed sooner or the 2018 10b5-1 Plan is otherwise extended or terminated. On August 11, 2016, the Company’s Board authorized an increase to the Company’s Repurchase Program, originally announced on July 16, 2008, to a maximum of 10,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock. The Company has repurchased 81,800 shares of its common stock since the date of the announced increase to the Repurchase Program. Accordingly, as of October 31, 2018, 9.9 million of the Company’s shares of common stock remain available for repurchase under the Repurchase Program.

A copy of the press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





99.1    Press Release, dated November 1, 2018.






99.1    Press Release, dated November 1, 2018.


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.


Date: November 1, 2018       By: /s/ E. Allen Nicholson      
      Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer