Citizens Holding Company (NASDAQ: CIZN) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share payable September 30, 2011, to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2011.
“Today I am announcing our third quarter 2011 dividend of $0.22 per share,” said Greg L. McKee, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This brings our total dividends for 2011 to $0.66, an increase of 4.8% over the dividends paid in the first nine months of 2010.”
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-one 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,