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):
January 25, 2012
SHORE BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its
|(State or other jurisdiction of
||(Commission file number)
|incorporation or organization)
18 East Dover Street, Easton, Maryland 21601
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code: (410) 763-7800
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended
to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 2.02. Results of Operation and Financial
On January 25, 2012, Shore Bancshares, Inc.
issued a press release describing its financial results for the fiscal quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. A copy of the
press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
The information contained in this Item 2.02
and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated January
25, 2012 (furnished herewith).
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or
15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned,
thereunto duly authorized.
||SHORE BANCSHARES, INC.|
|Dated: January 26, 2012
||/s/ W. Moorhead Vermilye
||W. Moorhead Vermilye
||Chief Executive Officer
||Press release dated January 25, 2012 (furnished herewith).|