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FBNC First Bancorp

Filed: 15 Jun 21, 4:06pm

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Form 8-K

CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 15, 2021
 
First Bancorp
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
     
North Carolina 0-15572 56-1421916
(State or Other Jurisdiction (Commission (I.R.S. Employer
of Incorporation) File Number) Identification Number)
     
300 SW Broad Street,
Southern Pines,NC  28387
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)  (Zip Code)
 
(910) 246-2500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions: 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbolName of each exchange on which registered:
Common Stock, No Par ValueFBNCThe Nasdaq Global Select 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).
Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

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First Bancorp
INDEX
 
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Item 8.01 – Other Events
  
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
  
Signatures
  
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Item 8.01 – Other Events

On June 15, 2021, the Registrant issued a news release to announce a cash dividend. The Registrant reported that its Board of Directors had declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per share on its common stock payable on July 25, 2021 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2021. The $0.20 dividend rate represents an 11.1% increase over the dividend rate of $0.18 paid in the comparable period of 2020.


Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits



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SIGNATURES
    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.
       
      FIRST BANCORP
       
  June 15, 2021  
By:
  
/s/ Richard H. Moore
      Richard H. Moore
      Chief Executive Officer

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