LYNNWOOD, WA / ACCESSWIRE / September 26, 2022 / U & I Financial Corp. (OTCQX:UNIF), the holding company of UniBank, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend is payable on or about October 21, 2022 to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 7, 2022.
"Although we are cautious with our capital given the economic uncertainties, the Bank's performance has been very good this year, and the Board wanted to reward our shareholders with this dividend," said Peter Park, President and CEO. He added that, "at this moment, I expect the dividends to continue on a semi-annual basis."
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. Founded in 2006 and based in Lynnwood, Washington, the Bank serves small to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals across the United States with a particular emphasis on government guaranteed loan programs. 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)