8-K 1 fgbi-formdividenddeclarati.htm FGB DIVIDEND DECLARATION Document

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 18, 2021
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FIRST GUARANTY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Louisiana001-3762126-0513559
(State or other jurisdiction(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization) Identification Number)
  
400 East Thomas Street 
Hammond, Louisiana70401
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
  
(985) 345-7685
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1 par valueFGBIThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC





Item 8.01 Other Events

On February 18, 2021 the Board of Directors of First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. ("First Guaranty") declared a quarterly cash dividend on First Guaranty's outstanding shares of common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be payable to shareholders of record as of March 22, 2021 and is expected to be paid on March 31, 2021. This is the 111th consecutive quarterly dividend paid to common shareholders.




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. 
  FIRST GUARANTY BANCSHARES, INC.
  (Registrant)
Date: 2/22/201   
  By:/s/Alton B. Lewis, Jr.
   Alton B. Lewis, Jr.
   Vice Chairman of the Board and
   Principal Executive Officer