LYNNWOOD, WA / ACCESSWIRE / November 30, 2021 / U & I Financial Corp. (OTCQX:UNIF), the holding company for UniBank, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program, starting December 1, 2021, under which the Company may repurchase up to $3.0 million of its outstanding common stock.
"We have built strong capital levels strategically for both organic growth and acquisitive purposes through years of solid performances. However, our value has not been properly reflected in the market," said Peter Park, President and CEO. He added that, "This is a great opportunity to provide additional value to our shareholders as we continue our growth initiatives."
Shares may be purchased in open market transactions, through block trades, in privately negotiated transactions, or by other trading plans as determined by the Company's management and in accordance with the Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The repurchase program may be suspended, terminated, or modified at any time at the discretion of the Board of Directors without notice. The time of purchases and amount of share repurchase may be affected by variety factors including market conditions, price, trading volume and regulatory requirements.
About U & I Financial Corp.
UniBank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of U & I Financial Corp. (OTCQX:UNIF), is one of the highest performing banks in Washington state in terms of return on assets. Based in Lynnwood, Washington, the Bank was founded in 2006 to serve the small to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and residents with a particular emphasis on Korean and other ethnic minority communities. Customers can access their accounts in any of the 4 branches - Lynnwood, Bellevue, Federal Way and Tacoma - online, or through the Bank's ATM network.
For more information visit www.unibankusa.com or call (425) 275-9700.
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SOURCE: U & I Financial Corp. (Washington)