SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 19, 2018
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|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On January 25, 2018, MicroStrategy Incorporated (the Company) issued a press release announcing the Companys financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017. A copy of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information disclosed pursuant to Item 2.02 in this Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed filed for 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, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
2017 Cash Bonus Determinations for Executive Officers
On January 19, 2018, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company (the CEO) (i) determined a cash bonus award to Timothy E. Lang, the Companys Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, in the amount of $500,000, (ii) determined a cash bonus award to Phong Q. Le, the Companys Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, in the amount of $600,000, and (iii) determined a cash bonus award to W. Ming Shao, the Companys Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel, in the amount of $420,000, in each case with respect to the executives performance in 2017. The CEO determined these awards based on a subjective evaluation of the applicable executives performance in the context of general economic and industry conditions and Company performance during 2017.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release, dated January 25, 2018, regarding the Companys financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: January 25, 2018||MicroStrategy Incorporated|
|Title:||Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|