Guidelines Relative to Regulation Fair Disclosure (FD)
The following individuals are authorized to communicate with the investment community (including analysts, brokers, individual and institutional shareholders, but excluding the media and rating agencies):
Chairman of the Board
President & Chief Executive Officer
EVP - Chief Financial Officer
SVP - General Counsel & Secretary
VP - Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
VP - Finance & Treasurer
Material Non-Public Information. At no time shall the authorized individuals disclose non-public material information to the investment community, except by means of a widespread public communication in accordance with Regulation FD.
Investment Community Discussions. All investment community discussions shall be limited to information that is in the public domain and guided by the Company’s Investor Presentation, which is updated quarterly and posted on the Company’s website in compliance with Regulation FD.
Quiet Period. Pep Boys operates on the customary retail fiscal annual calendar ending on the Saturday closest to January 31st. The period beginning three weeks prior to the end of the fiscal quarter and ending at the time of the earnings release for that quarter shall be observed as a quiet period with no business discussions with the investment community. However, during the quiet period, the authorized individuals may present at public investment community meetings. In addition, during the two weeks following the Company’s year-end earnings release, the authorized individuals may conduct business discussions with the investment community. Any further exceptions must be approved by both the EVP - Chief Financial Officer and SVP - General Counsel & Secretary.
Earnings Press Releases. Earnings press releases will be released through Business Wire, furnished to the SEC on a Form 8-K and posted on the Company’s website, all in compliance with applicable SEC and NYSE rules.