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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

February 8, 2021

(Date of Report: Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

Middlefield Banc Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Ohio

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

001-36613

(Commission File Number)

34-1585111

(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

 

15985 East High Street
Middlefield, Ohio 44062
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(440) 632-1666

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(not applicable)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, no par value   MBCN  

The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC

(NASDAQ Capital Market)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   ☐

 

 

 


ITEM 8.01

Other Events

On February 8, 2021, the Board of Directors of Middlefield Banc Corp., Middlefield, Ohio, approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share to shareholders of record on March 4, 2021, payable on March 15, 2021. This cash dividend represents a 6.7% increase over the cash dividend paid during the fourth quarter of 2020.    

A press release announcing this declaration is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K.

Middlefield Banc Corp. is a bank holding company with total assets of $1.39 billion at December 31, 2020. The Company’s subsidiary bank, The Middlefield Banking Company, operates 16 full-service banking centers and one loan production office at locations in Northeast Ohio and Central Ohio.

Middlefield Banc Corp. may be accessed at www.middlefieldbank.bank. The Company’s common shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol “MBCN”.

 

ITEM 9.01(d)

Exhibits

The following exhibit is furnished to this Current Report on Form 8-K:

(a) Exhibits.

 

99.1   

February 9, 2021 press release of Middlefield Banc Corp.

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    MIDDLEFIELD BANC CORP.
Date: February 9, 2021    

/s/ James R. Heslop, II ,

    Executive Vice President and COO