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Heritage Commerce Corp Announces the Completion of Its Merger With United American Bank

2018-05-07 globenewswire
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) (“Heritage”) announced today it has completed its previously announced merger of its wholly-owned bank subsidiary Heritage Bank of Commerce with United American Bank (“United American”) effective as of the close of business on May 4, 2018. United American was a full-service commercial bank located in San Mateo County with three full-service branches located in San Mateo, Redwood City and Half Moon Bay, California.

 
Premier Commercial Bancorp Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

2018-04-26 globenewswire
HILLSBORO, Ore., April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Commercial Bancorp (OTC:PRCB), a single bank holding company for Premier Community Bank based in Hillsboro, Oregon, today reported net income of $1.1 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2018 which was a 13.3% increase over the net income of $939,000, or $0.16 per diluted share, for the same three month period during 2017.

 
Heritage Commerce Corp Announces the Completion of Its Merger With Tri-Valley Bank

2018-04-09 globenewswire
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) (“Heritage”) today announced that today it completed its previously announced merger of its wholly-owned bank subsidiary Heritage Bank of Commerce with Tri-Valley Bank (“Tri-Valley”) effective as of the close of business on April 6, 2018. The merger, which was first announced on December 20, 2017, was concluded following receipt of approval from Tri-Valley shareholders and all required regulatory approvals.

 
5 Stocks in the Limelight on New Analyst Coverage

2018-03-20 zacks
New analyst coverage unearths extensive data on stocks for investors. Analysts are privy to vital information which is crucial for investment decisions. Lack of information creates chances of misinterpretation of stocks (over or undervalued). Coverage initiation on a stock by analyst(s) usually portrays higher investor inclination. Investors, on their part, often assume that there is something special in a stock to attract analysts to cover it.

 
It's very rainy days for saving

2018-03-13 smh.com.au
Woe betide savers looking for a safe place to put their money and earn a decent rate of return.

 
32 Dividend Increases: January 22-26, 2018 (Part 1: Financials)

2018-01-31 seekingalpha
I like monitoring dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks because I consider such stocks to be candidates for further analysis.

 
Westpac cuts fixed rates for new customers

2017-12-04 theage.com.au
Westpac is cutting fixed interest rates on some new interest-only loans by up to 0.4 percentage points, as lenders take their foot off the brake following a regulatory crackdown.

 
Westpac cuts fixed rates for new customers

2017-12-04 smh.com.au
Westpac is cutting fixed interest rates on some new interest-only loans by up to 0.4 percentage points, as lenders take their foot off the brake following a regulatory crackdown.

 
Forget Wells Fargo (WFC), Add These 4 Bank Stocks Instead

2017-11-28 zacks
Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC - Free Report) have lost more than 2% year to date amid industry-wide weakness and legal issues, underperforming the industry’s rally of 9.5%. While the San Francisco, CA-based banking giant recorded growing deposits and loan balances over the past few years, displayed a strong capital position and remained focused on undertaking strategic acquisitions, the recent litigation issues have primarily challenged its profitability.

 
BRIEF-Heritage Bank appoints Bill Glasby as executive vice president, chief technology officer

2017-10-03 reuters
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Heritage Bank Appoints Bill Glasby as Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

2017-10-03 prnewswire
OLYMPIA, Wash., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Bank, subsidiary of Heritage Financial Corporation ("Company" or "Heritage") (Nasdaq: HFWA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Glasby as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.  Mr. Glasby will report to President and Chief Operating Officer, Jeffrey J. Deuel, and his range of responsibilities will include oversight of the information technology and information systems divisions of the bank.

 
Heritage Financial Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

2017-10-02 prnewswire
OLYMPIA, Wash., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Financial Corporation ("Company" or "Heritage") (Nasdaq: HFWA) anticipates issuing its third quarter 2017 earnings release on Thursday, October 26, 2017 before the market opens.  The Company has scheduled a telephone conference call to discuss the third quarter 2017 earnings on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time (2:00 p.m. Eastern time).

 
Lighthouse Bank Recruits Two Top Flight Banking Veterans Leading Into October 2nd Silicon Valley Office Grand Opening

2017-09-21 prnewswire
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Bank (OTC-QB: LGHT): On the eve of Lighthouse Bank's 10-year anniversary and Silicon Valley expansion, two regional banking veterans have been recruited to further the bank's elevated ranking. Lighthouse Bank's consecutive position as a Findley Reports' Super Premier bank and its consecutive-year status as the nation's "5th Healthiest Bank" heightened this challenge of enlisting the region's foremost banking talent for its upcoming Cupertino, California office debut.

 
Heritage Nola Bancorp Is A Recent Mutual Conversion At 86% Of Book With Excess Capital

2017-08-16 seekingalpha
Activism and metro area location mean this is likely to get sold after the three-year window is up.

 
Heritage Financial Corporation to Acquire Puget Sound Bancorp, Inc.

2017-07-27 prnewswire
OLYMPIA and BELLEVUE, Wash., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Financial Corporation ("Heritage") (NASDAQ: HFWA) and Puget Sound Bancorp, Inc. ("Puget Sound") (OTCQB: PUGB) jointly announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under which Heritage will acquire Puget Sound in an all stock transaction valued at approximately $126.1 million, or $35.84 per share, based on the closing price of Heritage common stock of $27.

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