SFST Southern First Bancshares
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) January 26, 2021
|Southern First Bancshares, Inc.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|100 Verdae Boulevard, Suite 100, Greenville, SC||29607|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock||SFST||The Nasdaq Global Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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ITEM 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 26, 2021, Southern First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for Southern First Bank, issued a press release announcing its financial results for the period ended December 31, 2020. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|(d) Exhibits||The following exhibit index lists the exhibits that are either filed or furnished with the Current Report on Form 8-K.|
|99.1||Earnings Press Release for period ended December 31, 2020.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SOUTHERN FIRST BANCSHARES, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Michael D. Dowling|
|Name:||Michael D. Dowling|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
January 26, 2021