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 26, 2021
The First Bancshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
6480 U.S. Highway 98 West
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39402
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Common Stock||FBMS||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On July 26, 2021, The First Bancshares, Inc. issued a press release announcing its results of operations for the second quarter of 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein. In accordance with general instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, this information is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On July 26, 2021, The First Bancshares, Inc. issued a press release announcing the declaration of a $0.15 per share quarterly cash dividend. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein.
On July 26, 2021, The First Bancshares, Inc. made available an investor presentation prepared for use with the press release. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated July 26, 2021 announcing second quarter results and the declaration of a cash dividend
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
The First Bancshares, Inc.
Date: July 26, 2021
/s/ Donna T. (Dee Dee) Lowery
Name: Donna T. (Dee Dee) Lowery
Title: EVP and CFO