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 16, 2011
THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
6300 Wilson Mills Road, Mayfield Village, Ohio 44143
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 440-461-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On November 16, 2011, The Progressive Corporation issued a news release containing financial results for the Company and its consolidated subsidiaries for the month of, and year-to-date period ended, October 2011. A copy of the news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
See exhibit index on page 4.
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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: November 16, 2011
|THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Jeffrey W. Basch|
Name: Jeffrey W. Basch
Title: Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
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|99||99||News release dated November 16, 2011, containing financial results of The Progressive Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries for the month of, and year-to-date period ended, October 2011.|
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