Stoneridge, Inc. 8-K



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): May 9, 2005

Stoneridge, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
  0-13337   34-1598949
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
9400 East Market Street
Warren, Ohio
(Address of principal executive offices)
  (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (330) 856-2443

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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ITEM 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On May 9, 2005, pursuant to the Code of Regulations of Stoneridge, Inc. (the “Company”), the Company’s Board of Directors approved a change in the Company’s fiscal year end from a calendar year end (December 31) to a 52-53 week fiscal year end. The 2005 fiscal year will end on December 31, 2005. The Company’s fiscal quarters are now comprised of 13-week periods and once every seven years, starting in 2008, the fourth quarter will be 14 weeks in length. No transition report is required to be filed.




     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.

  Stoneridge, Inc.

Date: May 12, 2005
  /s/ Joseph M. Mallak
  Joseph M. Mallak, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)