Equitable Financial Corp. (OTCMKTS:EQFC) Files An 8-K

The Board of Directors of Equitable Financial Corp. (OTCMKTS:EQFC) authorized a stock repurchase program pursuant to which the Company intends to repurchase up to 173,857 shares, or 5%, of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock.

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The repurchase program permits shares to be repurchased in open market or private transactions, through block trades and pursuant to any trading plan that may be adopted in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 promulgated by the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).

Repurchases will be made at management’s discretion at prices management considers to be attractive and in the best interests of both the Company and its shareholders, subject to the availability of stock, general market conditions, the trading price of the stock, alternative uses for capital and the Company’s financial performance.  Open market purchases will be conducted in accordance with the limitations set forth in Rule 10b-18 promulgated by the SEC under the Exchange Act and other applicable legal requirements.

The repurchase program may be suspended, terminated or modified at any time for any reason, including market conditions, the cost of repurchasing shares, the availability of alternative investment opportunities, liquidity and other factors deemed appropriate.  These factors also may affect the timing and amount of share repurchases.  The repurchase program does not obligate the Company to purchase any particular number of shares.

Certain statements contained herein constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such statements may be identified by words such as “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “intends,” “plans,” “will,” “would,” “should,” “could,” “may” and similar expressions.  These statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the Company’s management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties.  Actual results may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements as a result of numerous factors.  Factors that could cause such differences to exist include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, changes in interest rates, regulatory considerations and competition.  Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K.

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