SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 5, 2005
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ITEM 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 5, 2005, Stoneridge, Inc. issued a press release announcing its expected write-down of goodwill as well as its plans for restructuring efforts in 2005, which included a reference to an expected loss in the fourth quarter and full year of 2004. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. This information 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.
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.
Date: January 5, 2005
|/s/ Joseph M. Mallak|
|Joseph M. Mallak, Vice President and Chief Financial|
|Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)|
99.1 Press release dated January 5, 2005, announcing expected write-down of goodwill as well as plans for restructuring efforts in 2005.