Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach (OTCQB: FMBL) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $23 per share and a special Christmas dividend of $27 per share on the Bank's common stock. Both the quarterly and special dividends are payable on December 15, 2016 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2016. The declaration represents F&M's 490th dividend payment, including special dividends. F&M has paid a dividend each year to shareholders since 1916. About Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach Founded in Long Beach in 1907 by C.J. Walker, Farmers & Merchants Bank has 24 branches across Orange County, Long Beach and the South Bay. The Bank specializes in commercial and small business banking, business loan programs, home loans, and a robust offering of consumer retail banking products, including checking, savings and youth accounts. Farmers & Merchants Bank is a California state chartered bank with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Member FDIC) and an Equal Housing Lender. For more information about F&M, please visit the website, www.fmb.com.