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RENT A CENTER INC DE FILES (8-K) Disclosing Results of Operations and Financial Condition

January 28, 2014

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition. Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is the Registrant's press release reflecting earnings information for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 . The press release contains information regarding EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization), which is a non-GAAP financial measure as defined in Item 10(e) of Regulation S-K. The press release also contains a reconciliation of EBITDA to the Registrant's reported earnings before income taxes. Management of the Registrant believes that presentation of EBITDA is useful to investors, as among other things, this information impacts certain financial covenants under the Registrant's senior credit facilities and the indentures governing its 6.625% senior unsecured notes due November 2020 and its 4.75% senior unsecured notes due May 2021 . While management believes this non-GAAP financial measure is useful in evaluating the Registrant, this information should be considered as supplemental in nature and not as a substitute for or superior to the related financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP. Further, the non-GAAP financial measure may differ from similar measures presented by other companies. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pursuant to General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, all of the information contained in this Form 8-K and the accompanying exhibit shall be deemed to be "furnished" and not "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and, therefore, shall not be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated January 27, 2014 . 2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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