Citizens Holding Company (NASDAQ:
) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per share payable September 30, 2010, to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2010.
“Today I am announcing our third quarter 2010 dividend of $0.21 per share,” said Greg L. McKee, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This dividend represents an increase of 5.0% over the dividends paid in the third quarter of 2009.”
Citizens Holding Company is a one-bank holding company and the parent company of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, both headquartered in Philadelphia, Mississippi. The Bank has twenty-three full service banking locations in ten counties in East Central Mississippi in addition to a Loan Production Office in Biloxi, Mississippi. In addition to full service commercial banking, the Company offers mortgage loans, title insurance services through its subsidiary, Title Services, LLC and a full range of Internet banking services including online banking, bill pay and cash management services for businesses. Internet services are available at the Bank web site,
. Citizens Holding Company stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market and is traded under the symbol CIZN. The Company's transfer agent is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company. Investor relations information may be obtained at the corporate website,