8K - Delayed earnings call and NT filing notice








Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 5, 2019

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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission file number: 1-33741






(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)


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



P. O. Box 224866, Dallas, Texas 75222-4866


(214) 977-8222

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:













Title of each class


Trading Symbol


Name of each exchange on which registered

Series A Common Stock, $.01 par value




New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company     

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 



Item 8.01. Other Events.

On November 5, 2019, management of A. H. Belo Corporation (the “Company”) determined to delay the release of its scheduled earnings press release and conference call and the filing of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 (the “Third Quarter Form 10-Q”) in order to (1) permit additional time to finalize the calculation of a non-cash impairment charge for goodwill and long-lived assets related to the marketing services reporting unit for the quarterly period, anticipated to be approximately $15-$19 million and (2) evaluate the effectiveness of the Company’s internal control over financial reporting as of the end of the quarterly period. To permit additional time to properly complete this calculation and evaluation, the Company intends to file a Form 12b-25 to extend the filing deadline for the Third Quarter Form 10‑Q to November 18, 2019.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


Press Release issued by A. H. Belo Corporation on November 5, 2019




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.













November 5, 2019



/s/  Katy Murray




      Katy Murray




      Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer








Exhibit No. 99.1  Press Release issued by A. H. Belo Corporation on November 5, 2019

EX-99.1-Press Release Announcing ER Postponement


Exhibit 99.1


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November 5, 2019

For Immediate Release

A. H. Belo Corporation Announces Postponement of Third Quarter 2019

Financial Results Release and Conference Call

DALLAS – A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) said today that in light of the Company’s announcement in its Current Report on Form 8-K filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has postponed the release of its third quarter 2019 financial results and conference call previously scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. CST. The Company will announce its third quarter 2019 financial results and conference call schedule in a future press release.

About A. H. Belo Corporation

A. H. Belo Corporation is the leading local news and information publishing company in Texas. The Company has commercial printing, distribution and direct mail capabilities, as well as a presence in emerging media and digital marketing. While focusing on extending the Company’s media platforms, A. H. Belo delivers news and information in innovative ways to a broad range of audiences with diverse interests and lifestyles. For additional information, visit or email