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Mar 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

NewBridge Bank and Premier Commercial Bank Complete Merger

NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC) announced today that NewBridge Bank ("NewBridge") has successfully completed its merger and systems conversion...

Mar 02, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Home Bancorp, Inc. Announces Conversion To A National Bank Charter

Home Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: "HBCP"), the parent company for Home Bank (, headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana...

Feb 27, 2015, 17:02 ET

First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 And Full Year Results

 First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: FFNM) (the "Company") the holding company of First Federal of Northern Michigan...

Feb 27, 2015, 16:01 ET

Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. Reports That Memorandum Of Understanding Has Been Lifted

Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK), the holding company for Hudson City Savings Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that the Office of the...

Feb 26, 2015, 18:23 ET

Valley Commerce Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend For First Quarter 2015

 Valley Commerce Bancorp, parent of Valley Business Bank, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.08 per...

Feb 26, 2015, 10:30 ET

Valley National Bancorp Sets Record and Payment Date for Common Stock Cash Dividend

 Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) ("Valley"), the holding company for Valley National Bank, announced today that a common stock cash dividend...

Feb 24, 2015, 17:00 ET

Shareholders of Premier Commercial Bank Approve Merger with NewBridge Bank

 NewBridge Bancorp ("NewBridge" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NBBC), the bank holding company for NewBridge Bank, a community bank headquartered...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:30 ET

William Penn Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings

William Penn Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: WMPN) announced net income of $586,000 ($0.16 per basic and diluted share) for the three months ended...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:00 ET

Chino Commercial Bancorp Announces 12% Stock Dividend

Chino Commercial Bancorp (OTC: CCBC) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved a 12% stock dividend. The dividend is issuable on or...

Feb 23, 2015, 08:00 ET

First Colebrook Bank will soon be Granite Bank!

On March 16, First Colebrook Bank is changing its name to Granite...

Feb 20, 2015, 19:30 ET
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Cathay General Bancorp Declares Dividend Of $0.10 Per Share

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATY) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of ten cents per common share payable on...

Feb 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

Pacific Continental Corporation and Capital Pacific Bancorp Announce Election Deadline

 Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), and Capital Pacific Bancorp (OTCQB: CPBO), today jointly announced that the deadline for...

Feb 19, 2015, 17:30 ET
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Westbury Bancorp, Inc. Announces Third Stock Repurchase Program

 Westbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ-CM: WBB) announced that on February 18, 2015 its Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase program...

Feb 19, 2015, 16:30 ET

Berkshire Hills to Present at the KBW Boston Regional Bank Conference on February 25, 2015

 Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) today announced that Mike Daly, President and CEO, will be speaking at the KBW Boston Regional...

Feb 19, 2015, 11:00 ET

United Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Payment With A Forward Yield of 4.5%

 On February 18, 2015 the Board of Directors of United Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBCP) declared the first quarter dividend payment of $0.09 per...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:30 ET

NewBridge Bancorp Resumes Payment of Cash Dividends

NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC) announced today the resumption of payment of cash dividends to its common shareholders. On February 18, 2015, the...

Feb 18, 2015, 17:30 ET

Lincoln Park Bancorp Announces Earnings for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

 Lincoln Park Bancorp (OTC Bulletin Board: LPBC) (the "Company"), the holding company of Lincoln Park Savings Bank, announced net income of...

Feb 18, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Cathay General Bancorp will be Presenting at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Regional Bank Conference

 Cathay General Bancorp (Nasdaq: CATY) announced today that it will be participating at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Regional Bank...

Feb 18, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Talmer Bancorp, Inc. Repurchases Warrants From WL Ross Funds

 On February 17, 2015, Talmer Bancorp, Inc. ("Talmer") (Nasdaq: TLMR) repurchased an aggregate of 2,529,416 warrants to purchase shares of its...

Feb 17, 2015, 18:28 ET
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S&T Bancorp, Inc. And Integrity Bancshares, Inc. Announce Election Deadline

 S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: STBA) and Integrity Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQB: ITBC) jointly announced today in accordance with the terms of the...