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): November 27, 2018




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   001-35700   45-4502447

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

500 West Texas

Suite 1200

Midland, Texas



(Address of principal executive offices)     (Zip code)

(432) 221-7400

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On November 27, 2018, Diamondback Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) held a Special Meeting of the Company’s stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) at 1200 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. At the Special Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on and approved a proposal (the “Proposal”) for the issuance of shares of the Company’s common stock in connection with the merger (the “Merger”) between Sidewinder Merger Sub Inc. (the “Merger Sub”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and Energen Corporation (“Energen”), as contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated August 14, 2018, by and among the Company, the Merger Sub and Energen. Prior to the Special Meeting, the Company delivered a joint proxy statement/prospectus (the “Proxy Statement”) to its stockholders describing the Special Meeting, the Proposal, the Merger and related information. The Proxy Statement was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 25, 2018.

As disclosed in the Proxy Statement, as of the close of business on October 19, 2018, the record date for the Special Neeting, there were 98,673,931 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Special Meeting, and no shares of preferred stock were outstanding. At the Special Meeting, 89,291,725 shares of the Company’s common stock were represented in person or by proxy, which constituted a quorum to conduct business at the Special Meeting. The following are the final voting results on the Proposal, which is more fully described in the Proxy Statement.










  44,181   67,052   9,382,206


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.


Date: November 30, 2018      

/s/ Teresa L. Dick

    Name:   Teresa L. Dick
    Title:   Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer