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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 09, 2021




(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)






2005 East Indian School Road


Phoenix, Arizona



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (602) 366-3999



(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Common stock, par value $0.001 per share




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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On December 9, 2021, Leslie’s, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

The information under Item 2.02 of this report, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information and the accompanying exhibit shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") made by the Company, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On December 3, 2021, the Board of Directors authorized a share repurchase program for up to an aggregate amount of $300 million of its outstanding shares of common stock over the next three years. The level of repurchases depends on a number of factors, including its financial condition, capital requirements, cash flows, results of operations, future business prospects and other factors its management may deem relevant. The timing, volume and nature of repurchases, are subject to market conditions, applicable securities laws and other factors and may be amended, suspended or discontinued at any time. Shares may be repurchased from time to time on the open market, in privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.







Press Release of Leslie’s, Inc., dated December 9, 2021



Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)





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.










/s/ Steven M. Weddell




Steven M. Weddell




Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer



Date: December 9, 2021