FRESNO, Calif., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis R. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Security Bancshares http://www.unitedsecuritybank.com/ (Nasdaq: UBFO) reported that the Board of Directors of United Security Bancshares declared a 4th quarter 2011 stock dividend of one percent (1%) on December 20, 2011. The stock dividend will be paid to shareholders of record on January, 13, 2012 and the dividend shares will be issued on January 25, 2012.
This marks the 13th consecutive quarterly stock dividend since initiated in 2008. The stock dividend is employed to preserve and build capital because of marketplace uncertainty in the 1-4 family residential real estate market and its impact on the Company's construction and related land and lot loan portfolio.
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