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WashingtonFirst

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WashingtonFirst raises dividend to 7c per share, declares 5% stock dividend

WashingtonFirst Bankshares announced that its board declared a cash dividend of 7c per share of its common stock, par value 1c per share, payable on January 3, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 13, 2016. The company's dividend for the previous quarter was 6c per share. The dividend payout will be approximately $858,000 on 12.3M shares of voting and non-voting common stock. The board also declared a 5% stock dividend on the company's outstanding shares of voting and non-voting common stock. The dividend shares will be issued on December 28, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 13, 2016. The company will pay cash in lieu of fractional shares.

WFBI WashingtonFirst
$26.08

-0.07 (-0.27%)

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RAJA
12/14/15
INITIATION
RAJA
Outperform
WashingtonFirst Bankshares initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
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KBWI
10/24/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $25
KBWI
Market Perform
WashingtonFirst downgraded to Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor downgraded WashingtonFirst Bankshares to Market Perform from Outperform citing valuation following the company's "strong" Q3 results. The analyst raised her price target for the shares to $25 from $24.
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RAJA
10/24/16
DOWNGRADE
RAJA
Market Perform
WashingtonFirst downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst William Wallace downgraded WashingtonFirst to Market Perform following solid Q3 results citing valuation.

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