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): February 11, 2019
MERCURY GENERAL CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
4484 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90010
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, “Results of Operations and Financial Condition,” and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Such information, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing of Mercury General Corporation (the “Company”), whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
On February 11, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release, dated February 11, 2019, issued by Mercury General Corporation, furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.|
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.
|MERCURY GENERAL CORPORATION|
|Date: February 11, 2019|
|By:||/s/ Theodore R. Stalick|
|Name:||Theodore R. Stalick|
|Its:||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|