SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 29, 2021
DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of the registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
898 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 560
Hauppauge, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number)
(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
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value
The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC
Preferred Stock, Series A, $0.01 Par Value
The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On July 29, 2021, the Registrant announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34375 per share of the Company’s 5.50% Fixed-Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A, payable on August 15, 2021 to holders of record on August 6, 2021. The text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. Exhibit 99.1 to this report is being “furnished” to the SEC and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press Release of the Registrant, dated July 29, 2021, containing a discussion of the Registrant’s declaration of the cash dividends.
Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL)
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.
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.
DATE: July 29, 2021
/s/ AVINASH REDDY
Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer)