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June 29, 2015 11:35 PM ET

Banks

Company Overview of First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

Company Overview

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Guaranty Bank that provides commercial banking services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Louisiana. It offers various deposit products, including personal and business checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, money market accounts, and negotiable order of withdrawal accounts. The company also provides loans, such as commercial, commercial real estate, real estate construction, residential mortgage, agricultural, equipment, and student loans; and inventory financing and home equity lines of credit, as well as consumer loans for purchase of automobiles, recreational vehicles or boats, inve...

400 East Thomas Street

Hammond, LA 70401

United States

Founded in 1934

260 Employees

Phone:

985-345-7685

Key Executives for First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Member of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee, Vice Chairman of First Guaranty Bank, Chief Executive Officer of First Guaranty Bank and President of First Guaranty Bank
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer of First Guaranty Bank and Secretary of First Guaranty Bank
Age: 36
President of North Louisiana Area
Age: 74
Senior Vice President of First Guaranty Bank
Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Key Developments

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on June 30, 2015

On May 21, 2015 the Board of Directors of First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's outstanding shares of common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be payable to stockholders of record as of June 22, 2015 and is expected to be paid on June 30, 2015.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 21, 2015

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 21, 2015., at 14:00 Central Standard Time. Location: Auditorium, second floor, First Guaranty Square. Agenda: To elect the Board of Directors to serve until the next annual shareholders meeting and until their successors are duly elected and qualified; to consider the an advisory, non-binding vote to approve executive compensation as described in this proxy statement; to ratify the appointment of Castaing, Hussey & Lolan, LLC as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2015; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company’s total interest income was $13,946,000 compared to $13,073,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $11,722,000 compared to $10,500,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $4,043,000 compared to $3,877,000 a year ago. Income available to common shareholders was $2,700,000 or $0.43 per share compared to $2,569,000 or $0.41 per share a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.76% compared to 0.75% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 10.74% compared to 11.65% a year ago. For the full year, the company’s total interest income was $53,297,000 compared to $50,886,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $44,095,000 compared to $39,752,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $16,716,000 compared to $13,723,000 a year ago. Income available to common shareholders was $10,830,000 or $1.72 per share compared to $8,433,000 or $1.34 per share a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.77% compared to 0.65% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 11.40% compared to 9.31% a year ago. Book value per share was $15.92 compared to $13.35 a year ago.

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