Penn Treaty American 8-K 2009
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): November 30, 2009
Penn Treaty American Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (469) 287-7044
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 30, 2009, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Penn Treaty American Corporation (the “Company”) declared a dividend in the amount of $0.15 per share of common stock. The dividend is expected to be paid on or about December 18, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 11, 2009.
The Board declared the dividend as a means to distribute to shareholders a portion of the proceeds received by the Company from the sale of its former subsidiary, United Insurance Group Agency, Inc.
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.