First Community Bancshares 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
May 27, 2008
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
FIRST COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On May 27, 2008, First Community Bancshares, Inc. announced by press release its second quarter 2008 cash dividend of $0.28 per share, payable on or about June 30, 2008, to shareholders of record on June 16, 2008. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
On May 27, 2008, the Board of Directors of First Community Bancshares, Inc. authorized the repurchase of up to 550,000 additional shares of its common stock in the open market from time to time as market conditions allow and in privately negotiated transactions. The plan authorizes the retention of up to 1.1 million shares in treasury. The Board of Directors approved the renewal of a 10b5-1 trading plan to facilitate the repurchase of shares.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) The following exhibit is included with this report:
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 thereunto duly authorized.