Contact: Jenna L. Kesecker
Chief Financial Officer
Shepherdstown, West Virginia; February 19, 2021
President and CEO of Jefferson Security Bank (OTC: Pink JFWV), Cindy Kitner, announced that the Board of Directors declared a semi-annual dividend at its February 17, 2021 meeting in the amount of $1.00 per share, payable on March 12, 2021 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2021. This represents an increase of $0.05 per share when comparing the previous semi-annual dividend in 2020 of $0.95 per share.
The Board of Directors also approved the repurchase of up to 3,500 shares of Jefferson Security Bank stock at $85.00 per share, effective today, February 19, 2021. Under the current stock repurchase program, Jefferson Security Bank is permitted by the FDIC to repurchase up to 15,000 common shares issued and outstanding either on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions through June 15, 2021, subject to all state and regulatory restrictions.
Management of Jefferson Security Bank believes the stock repurchase program provides an additional source of liquidity for shareholders and is in the best interest of the shareholders. The stock repurchase program does not obligate Jefferson Security Bank to purchase any particular number of shares of common stock during any period. The timing, price and quantity of purchases under the stock repurchase program will be at the discretion of the Board of Directors and the program may be discontinued, suspended or restarted at any time depending on the facts and circumstances.
About Jefferson Security Bank
Jefferson Security Bank is an independent community bank evolving with the needs of the customers and the communities it serves. Serving individuals, businesses and community organizations, Jefferson Security Bank strives to support entrepreneurial efforts within its target markets. Delivering long-term value to its shareholders is at the core of the organization’s culture. Jefferson Security Bank is a West Virginia state-chartered bank that was formed and opened for business on May 19, 1869, making it the oldest bank in Jefferson County, West Virginia. The bank provides general banking services in Berkeley County and Jefferson County, West Virginia, and Washington County, Maryland. Visit www.JSB.bank for more information.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements, as defined by federal securities laws, which may involve significant risks and uncertainties. The statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by management in conjunction with other factors deemed appropriate under the circumstances. Actual results could differ materially from current projections.Offices: 105 East Washington Street, Shepherdstown, WV (304-876-9000)7994 Martinsburg Pike, Shepherdstown, WV (304-876-2800)873 East Washington Street, Suite 100, Charles Town, WV (304-725-9752)277 Mineral Drive, Suite 1, Inwood, WV (304-229-6000)1861 Edwin Miller Boulevard, Martinsburg, WV (304-264-0900)103 West Main Street, Sharpsburg, MD (301-432-3900)