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Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 16, 2021
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Iowa 0-32637 42-1039071
(State or Other Jurisdiction of (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
Incorporation or Organization)   Identification No.)
405 Fifth Street
Ames, Iowa 50010
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (515) 232-6251
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Trading Symbol
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Common stock
NASDAQ Capital Market
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
The following information is furnished pursuant to Items 2.02 and 7.01:
On April 16, 2021, Ames National Corporation issued a News Release announcing financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021 and commenting on the current and anticipated impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations. A copy of the News Release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits:
  Exhibit No.   Description  
  99.1 News Release dated April 16, 2021  
  104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)  

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.
Date: April 16, 2021
/s/ John P. Nelson
John P. Nelson, Chief Executive Officer and President
Principal Executive Officer