Erie Indemnity Company (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   February 27, 2012

Erie Indemnity Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Pennsylvania 0-24000 25-0466020
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
100 Erie Insurance Place, Erie, Pennsylvania   16530
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (814)870-2000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On February 27, 2012, Erie Indemnity Company (Company) issued a press release announcing financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. A copy of the press release and financial information is attached hereto and is incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively.

On February 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. the Company will hold a telephone conference call that will be webcast and that is complimentary to the press release announcing financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

At its meeting on February 23, 2012, the Board of Directors of Erie Indemnity Company approved the following dividend on shares of the Erie Indemnity Company Class A common stock:

Class A Rate Per Share: $0.5525
Dividend Number: 325
Declaration Date: February 23, 2012
Ex-Dividend Date: April 3, 2012
Record Date: April 5, 2012
Payable Date: April 20, 2012

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release Text
Exhibit 99.2 Financial Information

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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.

    Erie Indemnity Company
February 27, 2012   By:   Marcia A. Dall
        Name: Marcia A. Dall
        Title: Executive Vice President & CFO

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release Text
  Financial Information