OVBC Announces Cash Dividend

Jan 19, 2016, 16:31 ET from Ohio Valley Banc Corp.

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 19, 2016, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. (Nasdaq: OVBC) Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payable on February 10, 2016, to shareholders of record on January 29, 2016.  This is the 25th consecutive quarter in which a $0.21 per common share regular dividend has been paid by OVBC to its shareholders.

"We are committed to proving that Ohio Valley Bank and Loan Central are the best financial institutions in which to do business. Our bankers are volunteering in their communities in greater numbers than ever before with over 2,500 hours worked on community projects and nearly $380 thousand donated locally in 2015. We are also creating new ways to make banking easier including major advancements in OVB Bill Pay and Mobile Banking coming in the first half of 2016. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. proves itself every day as a solid alternative for new investors," said OVBC President and CEO Tom Wiseman.

Ohio Valley Banc Corp. is based in Gallipolis, Ohio. The primary subsidiaries of the company are: Ohio Valley Bank and Loan Central.  Ohio Valley Bank is an FDIC-insured, state member bank of the Federal Reserve operating 14 offices in Ohio and West Virginia including a newly opened Loan Office in Athens, Ohio. Loan Central, specializing in tax preparation and loans, is a finance company with seven offices in southern Ohio. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. stock is traded on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol OVBC. The company's Website is www.ovbc.com.

Contact: Scott Shockey or Bryna Butler, (740) 446-2631, 1-800-468-6682


SOURCE Ohio Valley Banc Corp.