The Board of Directors of First National Community Bancorp, Inc. ("FNCB") declared a regular fourth quarter cash dividend of $.11 cents per share and a special year-end cash dividend of $.02 per share, payable December 15, 2008 to shareholders of record on November 28, 2008. During 2008, cash dividends now total $.46 per share which represents an 8% increase over the per share dividend paid last year after adjusting for the 25% stock dividend paid December 27, 2007. The increase was made possible by the continued growth of the company and the improved earnings recorded over the past twelve months.
The company's subsidiary, First National Community Bank, conducts business from twenty offices located throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne, and Monroe counties.
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First National Community Bank | Established 1910 |
102 East Drinker Street Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512 | 1-877-879-3622