eqbk-nt10q_20180510.htm

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

SEC FILE NUMBER

001-37624

 

 

 

 

 

FORM 12b-25

 

NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING

CUSIP NUMBER

29460X109

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Check One): Form 10-K   Form 20-F   Form 11-K   Form 10-Q   Form 10-D   Form N-SAR

Form N-CSR

For Period Ended:  March 31, 2018

Transition Report on Form 10-K

Transition Report on Form 20-F

Transition Report on Form 11-K

Transition Report on Form 10-Q

Transition Report on Form N-SAR

For the Transition Period Ended:

Read Instruction Before Preparing Form. Please Print or Type.

Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.

 

 

 

 

 

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:

 

PART I – REGISTRANT INFORMATION

Equity Bancshares, Inc.
Full Name of Registrant

N/A
Former Name if Applicable

7701 East Kellogg Drive, Suite 300
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)

Wichita, KS 67207
City, State and Zip Code

PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) and (c)

 

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

 

 

(a)

The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;

 

 

(b)

The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and

 

(c)

The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.

PART III - NARRATIVE

 

State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q,10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.

 

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) was unable to file its Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2018 by the deadline necessary to receive a May 10, 2018 filing date (the prescribed due date) because the Company needed additional time to prepare the XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) Interactive Data Files.  The Company filed its Form 10-Q for the period ended

 


 

March 31, 2018 on May 10, 2018 with a May 11, 2018 filing date.

 

PART IV - OTHER INFORMATION

 

(1)

Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification

 

Gregory H. Kossover

 

316

 

858-3127

(Name)

 

(Area Code)

 

(Telephone Number)

 

(2)

Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If the answer is no, identify report(s).Yes No

4533909525000

(3)

Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?Yes No

 

If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.

 


 


 

 

Equity Bancshares, Inc.

(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  May 11, 2018

By:/s/ Gregory H. Kossover

 

Gregory H. Kossover

 

Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer