This excerpt taken from the NPBC 8-K filed Sep 18, 2009.
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NPBC. Please visit our Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com to see our regularly posted material information.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information:
This release contains forward-looking information about National Penn Bancshares, Inc. that is intended to be covered by the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as believe, expect, may, will, should, project, plan, goal, potential, pro forma, seek, intend, or anticipate or the negative thereof or comparable terminology, and include discussions of strategy, financial projections, guidance and estimates(including their underlying assumptions), statements regarding plans, objectives, expectations or consequences of announced transactions, and statements about the future performance, operations, products and services of National Penn and its subsidiaries. National Penn cautions readers not to place undue reliance on these statements.
National Penns business and operations are subject to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors. Consequently, actual results and experience may materially differ from those contained in any forward-looking statements. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results and experience to differ from those projected include, but are not limited to increased capital requirements mandated by National Penns regulators, National Penns ability to raise capital, variations in interest rates, continued deterioration in the credit quality of certain loans, the effect of credit risk exposure, declines in the value of National Penns assets, recent and ongoing changes to the state and federal regulatory schemes under which National Penn and other financial services companies operate, competition from other financial institutions, interruptions or breaches of National Penns security systems, and the development and maintenance of National Penns information technology. These risks and others are described in greater detail in National Penns Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, as well as in National Penns Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other documents filed by National Penn with the SEC after the date thereof, including the Form 8-K filed with the SEC on September 8, 2009. National Penn makes no commitment to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances occurring or existing after the date any forward-looking statement is made.