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): October 14, 2003
Lifeline Systems, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|111 Lawrence Street, Framingham, Massachusetts||01702|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (508) 988-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
|Item 5.||Other Events|
On October 14, 2003, the Company announced that its Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one stock split of the outstanding shares of the Companys common stock to be effected in the form of a 100% common stock dividend, subject to shareholder approval to increase authorized shares. The Companys press release announcing this stock split is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
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.
Date: October 14, 2003
LIFELINE SYSTEMS, INC.
/s/ Mark G. Beucler
Mark G. Beucler
Vice President Finance, Chief Financial
Officer and Treasurer
|99.1||Press release dated October 14, 2003 announcing the approval by the Companys Board of Directors of a two-for-one stock split to be effected in the form of a 100% stock dividend, subject to shareholder approval to increase authorized shares.|