HANOVER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ledyard Financial Group (Ticker Symbol: LFGP) announced today a $0.04 increase to its quarterly dividend. The dividend of $0.45 is payable September 5, 2014 to shareholders of record as of August 8, 2014. This is the second $0.04 dividend increase declared by the Company during 2014. The dividend was last increased by $0.04 for the dividend paid during March 2014. Strength in the Company’s core businesses is supporting the ability to continue with its dividend payouts and ensure that its shareholders benefit from the Company’s growth in earnings.
Ledyard Financial Group, Inc., headquartered in Hanover, New Hampshire, is the holding company for Ledyard National Bank. Ledyard National Bank, founded in 1991, is a full service community bank offering a broad range of banking, investment, tax and wealth management services in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region. Ledyard National Bank has eight offices with locations in Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, New London, and West Lebanon, New Hampshire and in Norwich, Vermont.
Ledyard Financial Group, Inc. shares can be bought and sold through the NASD sanctioned “OTC Markets” under the trading symbol LFGP. Shares may be traded through an individual’s broker. For more information, please refer to the “Investor Relations” section of the bank’s website at www.ledyardbank.com or contact the bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Gregory D. Steverson.