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Form 8-K for MORNINGSTAR, INC.


15-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financial St


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Morningstar held its Annual Shareholders' Meeting on May 14, 2013, for the purpose of electing directors and ratifying the appointment of KPMG LLP (KPMG) as Morningstar's independent registered public accounting firm for 2013.

Each of the nominees for director, as listed in the proxy statement, was elected with the number of votes set forth below:

Name             Votes For    Votes Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
Joe Mansueto     43,734,179         346,148         1,926          1,484,747
Don Phillips     43,982,447          97,879         1,927          1,484,747
Cheryl Francis   44,002,221          77,923         2,109          1,484,747
Steve Kaplan     43,904,695         148,925        28,633          1,484,747
Gail Landis      44,069,923           5,427         6,903          1,484,747
Bill Lyons       43,996,482          78,777         6,994          1,484,747
Jack Noonan      43,926,668         148,591         6,994          1,484,747
Paul Sturm       44,001,682          78,470         2,101          1,484,747
Hugh Zentmyer    44,069,639           5,728         6,886          1,484,747

The appointment of KPMG as Morningstar's independent registered public accounting firm for 2013 was ratified with the voting as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions 45,545,468 17,990 3,542



Item 8.01. Other Events.

On May 14, 2013, Morningstar issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of 12.5 cents per share payable July 31, 2013 to shareholders of record as of July 12, 2013. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

On May 14, 2013, Morningstar issued a press release announcing that Gail Landis has been elected to serve on its Board of Directors. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits:

Exhibit No.                            Description

99.1          Press Release dated May 14, 2013 regarding quarterly dividend.
99.2          Press Release dated May 14, 2013 regarding Gail Landis.


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