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 29, 2013
SHORE BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in
|(State or other jurisdiction of
||(Commission file number)
|incorporation or organization)
18 East Dover Street, Easton, Maryland
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code: (410) 763-7800
(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 obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
|¨||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the
Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
|¨||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b)
under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
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under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
|Item 2.02.||Results of Operation and Financial Condition.
On January 29, 2013, Shore Bancshares, Inc.
issued a press release describing its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2012. 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.
The exhibits that are filed or furnished
with this report are listed in the Exhibit Index that immediately follows the signatures hereto, which list is incorporated herein
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.
||SHORE BANCSHARES, INC.|
|Dated: January 30, 2013
||/s/ W. Moorhead Vermilye|
||W. Moorhead Vermilye|
||Chief Executive Officer|
||Press release dated January 29, 2013 (furnished herewith).|