Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. declares both a quarterly dividend and a special dividend
November 21, 2017 – Millersburg, PA – Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Penn”) (NASDAQ: MPB), the parent company of Mid Penn Bank, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share, payable on January 12, 2018, to shareholders of record on December 21, 2017. This represents an acceleration of the regular quarterly dividend which, in prior years, Mid Penn had typically declared in January and paid in February.
In addition to the regular quarterly dividend, the Board of Directors today also declared a special dividend of $0.10 per common share, payable on January 5, 2018, to shareholders of record on December 21, 2017.
“The Board of Directors is proud to share our financial success thus far in 2017 with our shareholders through an increase to our regular quarterly dividend, which will be paid a month earlier than our typical dividend schedule, plus the payment of a special dividend for the fifth consecutive year.” said Mid Penn President and CEO Rory G. Ritrievi.
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