SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, DC 20549 FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) FEBRUARY 22, 2001 IHOP CORP. (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter) DELAWARE 0-8360 95-3038279 (State or other jurisdiction (Commission File (IRS Employer of incorporation or organization) Number) Identification No.) 450 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, California 91203 (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code) Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (818) 240-6055 525 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, California (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) ITEM 9. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE. In response to a question during its quarterly conference call, management indicated that IHOP Corp. (the "Company") expects to open as many as 11 or as few as eight new restaurants in its first fiscal quarter. Management explained that construction delays associated with bad weather in December 2000 may delay the opening of as many as three restaurants, originally scheduled for late March, until early in the Company's fiscal second quarter. SIGNATURES 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. IHOP Corp. Dated: February 23, 2001 By /s/ Mark D. Weisberger ----------------------- Mark D. Weisberger Secretary