SmartFinancial Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 14%
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartFinancial, Inc. (“SmartFinancial”) (Nasdaq: SMBK), the parent company for SmartBank, announced that on January 26, 2023, the board of directors of SmartFinancial declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share of SmartFinancial common stock payable on February 27, 2023, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 10, 2023. The $0.08 per share quarterly dividend represents a 14% increase over SmartFinancial’s prior quarterly dividend declared in October 2022 of $0.07 per share.
About SmartFinancial, Inc.
SmartFinancial, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the publicly-traded bank holding company for SmartBank. SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2007 with branches across Tennessee, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle. Recruiting the best people, delivering exceptional client service, strategic branching, and a disciplined approach to lending have all contributed to the company’s success. More information about SmartFinancial can be found on its website: .
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