ERIE Indemnity Company FAQs

Where can I submit questions or comments about Erie Indemnity Company and the Investors Relations website?

You may submit questions or comments about the website. You may also request printed materials about Erie Indemnity Company.

Where can I find information about Erie Indemnity Company stock prices and stock splits?

For stock prices, check our Stock page or the NASDAQ National Market listing in the newspaper. Erie Indemnity Company started trading on the NASDAQ National Market on October 2, 1995 under the symbol ERIE.

Is Erie Indemnity Company a publicly held company?

Yes. Erie Indemnity Company is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is a publicly-owned company.

What is Erie Indemnity Company's CUSIP number?


Does Erie Indemnity Company have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)?

No, but if your stock is held at a brokerage firm they may automatically invest your quarterly dividends in Erie Indemnity Company Class A Common Stock if you elect to do so.

How do I buy or sell Erie Indemnity Company Class A Common Stock?

Through a stockbroker or other brokerage service that allows on-line trading.

My mother/father/spouse is deceased. How do I transfer their stock?

Directly contact our transfer Agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company for instructions.

Who is Erie Indemnity Company's Transfer Agent?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
(800) 937-5449

What questions/concerns should be addressed to the Transfer Agent?

How do I transfer ownership of physical stock certificates?
How do I report a change of mailing address?
How do I replace a lost or stolen certificate?
How do I replace a stale, lost or stolen dividend check?
How may I obtain information regarding my account?
May I have dividend checks mailed directly to my bank?
May I have dividend checks electronically deposited?
How do I get a duplicate 1099 statement for any tax year?
What is a Medallion Signature Guarantee?

When does Erie Indemnity Company release earnings?

Generally earnings announcements occur during the week of the 15th of the month following the end of the calendar quarter.

Does Erie Indemnity Company pay dividends?

We have paid regular quarterly cash dividends since 1942. Our board of directors considers the declaration of cash dividends on a quarterly basis. The payment of future dividends, if any, will be at the discretion of our board of directors and will depend upon many factors, including:

  • our earnings;
  • our financial position;
  • our capital requirements and those of our subsidiaries; and
  • our ability to receive dividends from our subsidiaries, which is subject to regulatory limitations.

There can be no assurance as to the declaration of future dividends.

When is Erie Indemnity Company's annual shareholder meeting?

In April of each year. The meeting is held at our company headquarters in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Is Erie Indemnity Company a stock company?

Yes. Erie Indemnity Company is the attorney-in-fact for Erie Insurance Exchange, a reciprocal insurer.

What is a Reciprocal Insurer? What is the relationship between Erie Indemnity Company and Erie Insurance Exchange?

A reciprocal is an unincorporated group of persons known as subscribers who, under a common name, exchange insurance contracts with each other for the purpose of providing indemnity among themselves from losses through a common attorney-in-fact. Each subscriber gives a power of attorney under which the attorney-in-fact represents each subscriber in exchanging insurance contracts with the other subscribers. The Erie Insurance Exchange is a reciprocal insurer.

An attorney-in-fact is a legal entity (Erie Indemnity Company, a corporate attorney-in-fact) that is legally appointed by another (subscribers of the Erie Insurance Exchange) to transact business on its behalf.

How do I obtain a copy of your Annual Report or other financial reports?

Our Annual/Quarterly reports and SEC documents can be viewed online or you may request printed versions. E-mail notification of news and announcements is available by registering.

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