DEFIANCE, Ohio, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SB Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBFG) ("SB Financial" or the "Company"), a diversified financial services company providing full-service community banking, mortgage banking, wealth management and item processing services, today announced that American Banker named SB Financial as one of its Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts.
The publication issues the rankings annually for publicly traded banks and thrifts with less than $2 billion in assets. Companies earn a Top 200 ranking based on their return on average equity (ROE) across a span of three years.
"We are very pleased to be recognized again this year as a Top 200 Community Bank by the highly respected American Banker publication, as revealed by our most recent, three-year average ROE," said Mark Klein, Chairman, President and CEO of SB Financial. "This designation further validates the successful execution of our strategic plan to grow the Company into a high-performing, $1 billion, independent financial services company."
American Banker published the ranking as part its May 2016 issue.
About SB Financial Group
Headquartered in Defiance, Ohio, SB Financial is a diversified financial services holding company with two operating subsidiaries: State Bank and DCM. State Bank provides a full range of financial services for consumers and small businesses, including wealth management, mortgage banking and commercial and agricultural lending, operating through a total of 19 banking centers; 18 in nine Ohio counties and one center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and 22 full-service ATMs. The Company has four loan production offices located throughout the Tri-State region of Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. DCM provides item processing services to community banks located primarily in the Midwest. SB Financial's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "SBFG". SB Financial's preferred stock is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "SBFGP".
In May 2016, SB Financial was ranked #160 on the American Banker Magazine's list of Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts based on three-year average return on equity ("ROE").
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