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): December 2, 2011
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
100 S.E. Second Street, Miami, Florida
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On September 1, 2011, our Board of Directors declared a 5% stock dividend to stockholders of record as of September 20, 2011. The stock dividend was paid on September 29, 2011. We are filing updated Selected Financial Data to reflect the stock dividend.
Item 9.01. Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements and Exhibit
Selected Financial Data adjusted to reflect 5% stock dividend paid September 29, 2011 to stockholders of record on September 20, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
VECTOR GROUP LTD.
/s/ J. Bryant Kirkland III
J. Bryant Kirkland III
Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
Date: December 2, 2011