FORT WORTH, TX / ACCESSWIRE / October 3, 2022 / Trinity Bank, N.A. (OTC PINK:TYBT) announced that on September 27, 2022, the Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $.78 per share. The dividend will be payable on October 31, 2022 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 14, 2022.
CEO Matt R. Opitz stated, 'The Board of Directors of Trinity Bank, N.A. is pleased to announce the bank's 22nd semiannual cash dividend. The dividend of $0.78 per share payable in October 2022 represents a 4.0% increase over the $0.75 per share dividend paid in April 2022.'
'Trinity Bank has now increased its semiannual dividend each six months since dividends were initiated in 2012.'
CEO Opitz stated, 'I am proud of Trinity Bank's history of performance and earnings which has made it possible to share a significant piece of that success with our shareholders through these cash dividends. Our excellent employees, who are committed to building long-term banking relationships and delivering exceptional customer experiences, are the ones to thank for this success.'
'At the time of our last dividend declaration, we mentioned that the Federal Reserve had just embarked on its first rate increase since 2018. As of last week, we have now seen four additional, large rate increases that have resulted in a 79% increase in the bank's primary rate index, Wall Street Journal Prime. Inflation remains high, supply chain issues are still causing delays across most of the US economy and economic uncertainty is mounting. However, despite these headwinds, Trinity Bank remains well prepared to handle whatever comes next with significant liquidity, strong capital and good loan quality.'
The Board of Directors will review the dividend policy again in the Spring of 2023 when operating results for the second half of 2022 are available.
Trinity Bank, N.A. is a commercial bank that began operations May 28, 2003. For a full financial statement, visit Trinity Bank's website: www.trinitybk.com click on 'About Us' and then click on 'Investor Information'. Financial information in regulatory reporting format is also available at www.fdic.gov.
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SOURCE: Trinity Bank N.A.
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