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May 22, 2015, 07:30 ET

Berkshire Hills to Acquire Firestone Financial

 Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately held...

May 21, 2015, 20:15 ET
Cathay General Bancorp

Cathay General Bancorp Declares Dividend Of $0.14 Per Share

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

May 21, 2015, 10:09 ET
Westbury Bancorp, Inc.

Westbury Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Stock Repurchase Program

Westbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ-CM: WBB) announced that on May 20, 2015 its Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase program pursuant to...

May 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

William Penn Bancorp, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings

William Penn Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: WMPN) announced net income of $725,000 ($0.21 per basic and diluted share) for the three months ended March 31,...

May 21, 2015, 09:15 ET

Harvard Illinois Bancorp, Inc. Announces Agreement For Sale Of Harvard Savings Bank And Change In Date Of Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

Purchase and Assumption Agreement Harvard Illinois Bancorp, Inc. (OTC: HARI), the holding company for Harvard Savings Bank, today announced...

May 21, 2015, 08:30 ET

Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. Announces $0.13 Second Quarter Dividend

PREMIER FINANCIAL BANCORP, INC. (PREMIER), (NASDAQ/GMS: PFBI) a $1.3 billion community bank holding company with two bank subsidiaries announced...

May 20, 2015, 16:30 ET

NewBridge Bancorp Announces Second Quarter Cash Dividend

 NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC) announced today the second quarter cash dividend payable to its common shareholders. On May 20, 2015, the...

May 20, 2015, 15:27 ET

VSB Bancorp, Inc. Announces Annual Meeting Results

 VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, announced today the results of its Annual Meeting held on May 19,...

May 20, 2015, 14:47 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...

May 18, 2015, 16:24 ET

United Community Bancorp Announces Stock Repurchase Program

 United Community Bancorp (the "Company") (Nasdaq: UCBA) announced today that it has authorized a stock repurchase program to acquire up to...

May 18, 2015, 10:37 ET

Flagstar To Audiocast Annual Meeting Of Shareholders

 Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: FBC) today announced plans to audiocast its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Annual Meeting will be held...

May 14, 2015, 23:50 ET

United Community Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

 United Community Bancorp (the "Company") (Nasdaq: UCBA) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of...

May 14, 2015, 09:51 ET
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Republic Bank Hires New VP Commercial Real Estate Lending for Pennsylvania

Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRBK), the parent company of Republic Bank, today announced that Bruce Krah was named Vice President...

May 13, 2015, 12:00 ET

Lincoln Park Bancorp Announces Earnings For The March 31, 2015 Quarter

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

May 12, 2015, 16:10 ET

First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend

President and Chief Executive Officer, William G. Petroplus, announced that the Board of Directors of First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE...

May 12, 2015, 14:36 ET
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S&T Bancorp, Inc. to Webcast 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting

 S&T Bancorp, Inc. (S&T) (NASDAQ: STBA), the holding company for S&T Bank with branch locations in 16 southwestern and southcentral...

May 12, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Ameris Bancorp Announces Receipt Of Regulatory Approval For Pending Acquisitions

 AMERIS BANCORP (NASDAQ-GS: ABCB), today announced that all necessary regulatory approvals have been received with respect to both of the...

May 08, 2015, 16:31 ET

First National Community Bancorp, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Net Income of $3.5 Million

First National Community Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: FNCB), the parent company of Dunmore-based First National Community Bank (the "Bank"), today...

May 08, 2015, 09:00 ET
Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc.

Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend

 At the Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink: SOMC) annual meeting Chairman and CEO John Castle announced that the board of directors...

May 08, 2015, 08:30 ET

Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. Announces Repurchase of Common Stock Warrant

 PREMIER FINANCIAL BANCORP, INC. (PREMIER), (NASDAQ/GMS-PFBI), a $1.3 billion bank holding company with two bank subsidiaries, announced today...