First Keystone Corporation (OTC BB: FKYS), parent company of First
Keystone Community Bank, declared a $.26 per share quarterly cash
dividend to shareholders of record as of December 11, 2012, payable
December 31, 2012. This represents a 4.00% increase over the $.25 per
share dividend paid in the third quarter of 2012.
With this fourth quarter dividend, total cash dividends per share will
amount to $1.01 as of December 31, 2012, up from $.97 for the four
quarters ending December 31, 2011, an increase of 4.12%.
First Keystone Community Bank, an independently owned community bank
since 1864, presently operates 16 full service offices in Columbia (5),
Luzerne (6), Montour (1) and Monroe (4) Counties providing banking and
Inquiries regarding the purchase of the company’s stock may be made
through the following brokers: RBC Dain Rauscher, 800-223-4207; Janney
Montgomery Scott, Inc., 800-526-6397; Boenning & Scattergood, Inc.,
800-883-8383; and Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc., 800-223-6807.
Note: This press release may contain forward-looking statements as
defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual
results and trends could differ materially from those set forth in such
statements due to various factors. These factors include operating,
legal and regulatory risks; changing economic and competitive conditions
and other risks and uncertainties.
For more information on First Keystone Community Bank or its parent
company, First Keystone Corporation, please contact Matthew P. Prosseda,
Chief Executive Officer, at 570-752-3671.