WYALUSING, Pa., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony J. Gabello, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples LTD, has announced that the Board of Directors has declared a first quarter cash dividend in the amount of $0.48 per share payable on March 31, 2017. The cash dividend represents a 9.5% increase over the cash dividend paid in the first quarter 2016 of $0.44 as adjusted for the 2016 year-end 5% stock dividend.
The declaration of dividend, made at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors on February 22, 2017, is payable to shareholders of record March 17, 2017.
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Peoples LTD is the holding company for PS Bank. PS Bank is an independent community bank established in 1914 with branch locations throughout Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming, and Lackawanna counties. Book value for stock of Peoples LTD was $48.30 as of December 31, 2016 and is traded in the Over-the-Counter market under the symbol PPLL. Learn more about PS Bank at www.PSBanking.com.
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