SOUTHWEST GEORGIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:SGB) Files An 8-K Other EventsITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On February 23, 2017, Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation announced that its Board of Directors at its meeting yesterday declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per common share. The dividend is payable March 16, 2017, to shareholders of record on March 6, 2017. Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation or its predecessor, Southwest Georgia Bank, has paid cash dividends for 89 consecutive years.
A copy of that press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
The following exhibit is furnished with this report.
Exhibit 99.1: Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation’s press release dated February 23, 2017.
About SOUTHWEST GEORGIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:SGB)
Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation is a bank holding company of Southwest Georgia Bank (the Bank). The Company’s primary business is providing banking services through the Bank to individuals and businesses principally in the counties, including Colquitt, Baker, Worth, Lowndes, and Tift, as well as the surrounding counties of southwest Georgia. The Bank also owns Empire Financial Services, Inc. (Empire), which is a provider of commercial mortgage banking services. The Bank offers customary banking services, such as consumer and commercial checking accounts, Negotiable Order of Withdrawal (NOW) accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, lines of credit, VISA business accounts, money transfers and mortgage banking services. The Bank finances commercial and consumer transactions, makes secured and unsecured loans, and provides a range of other banking services. The Bank’s investment securities consist of securities available for sale and securities held to maturity. SOUTHWEST GEORGIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:SGB) Recent Trading Information
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA FINANCIAL CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:SGB) closed its last trading session down -0.96 at 22.49 with 12,664 shares trading hands.