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 18, 2017
MURPHY USA INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
200 Peach Street, El Dorado, Arkansas
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 870-875-7600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On April 18, 2017, Murphy USA Inc. issued a news release announcing its preliminary earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2017 along with guidance changes for the full year 2017. The full text of this news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in this Item 2.02 and Item 9.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to liabilities of that Section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 News release issued by Murphy USA Inc., dated April 18, 2017, announcing preliminary earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2017 and guidance changes for the full year 2017.
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.
MURPHY USA INC.
Date: April 18, 2017
By: /s/ Donald R. Smith, Jr.
Donald R. Smith, Jr.
Vice President and Controller
News release issued by Murphy USA Inc., dated April 18, 2017, announcing preliminary earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2017 and guidance changes for the full year 2017