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) April 6, 2018
THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File No. 1-13146
|One Centerpointe Drive, Suite 200, Lake Oswego, OR||97035|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
On April 6, 2018, The Greenbrier Companies issued a press release reporting the Companys results of operations for the three and six months ended February 28, 2018. A copy of such release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
The information under this Item 2.02, including the Exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Such information shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act) or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
In the press release issued on April 6, 2018 and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, Greenbrier also updated its 2018 guidance.
The information under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Such information shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
||Press Release dated April 6, 2018 of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announcing results of operations and updating 2018 guidance.|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.|
|Date: April 6, 2018||By:||/s/ Lorie L. Tekorius|
|Lorie L. Tekorius|
|Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|