United Bancorp, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend Payment Of $0.14 Per Share
MARTINS FERRY, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On November 10, 2010, the Board of Directors of United Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: UBCP) declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share for shareholders of record on November 26, 2010, payable on December 20, 2010, to be paid out of the Company's capital surplus account which is represented on the Company's balance sheets included in the periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as "Additional paid-in capital". The declaration of the cash dividend will result in a cash dividend payment at $0.56 per share paid in 2010, the same amount paid in the prior year. James W. Everson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, "We have had a policy of rewarding our shareholders through continued quarterly dividends since the inception of UBCP in 1983, reflecting on our positive growth. During these tough economic times, we are pleased with the Company's earnings that allows us to keep a balance amongst maintaining our 'Well Capitalized' status and making capital expenditures for future growth, while sufficiently accruing into our Loan Loss Provision as we manage our asset quality …plus cover this generous dividend payment policy."
United Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Martins Ferry, Ohio with total assets of approximately $442.9 million and total shareholder's equity of approximately $36.6 million as of September 30, 2010. Through its single bank charter with its twenty banking offices and an operations center, The Citizens Savings Bank through its Community Bank Division serves the Ohio Counties of Athens, Fairfield and Hocking and through its Citizens Bank Division serves Belmont, Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas. United Bancorp, Inc. is a part of the Russell Microcap Index and trades on The NASDAQ Capital Market tier of the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol UBCP, Cusip #909911109.
Certain statements contained herein are not based on historical facts and are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements, which are based on various assumptions (some of which are beyond the Company's control), may be identified by reference to a future period or periods, or by the use of forward-looking terminology, such as "may," "will," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "anticipate," "continue," or similar terms or variations on those terms, or the negative of these terms. Actual results could differ materially from those set forth in forward-looking statements, due to a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, those related to the economic environment, particularly in the market areas in which the company operates, competitive products and pricing, fiscal and monetary policies of the U.S. Government, changes in government regulations affecting financial institutions, including regulatory fees and capital requirements, changes in prevailing interest rates, acquisitions and the integration of acquired businesses, credit risk management, asset/liability management, changes in the financial and securities markets, including changes with respect to the market value of our financial assets, and the availability of and costs associated with sources of liquidity. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or clarify forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
SOURCE United Bancorp, Inc.
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