SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: GWB) today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend to its stockholders.
With the many uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the full impacts on the future financial results and operations of the Company, the Board of Directors has determined to temporarily reduce its regular quarterly dividend for the quarter ending March 31, 2020 to $0.15 per common share. The reduced dividend will help strengthen the Company's balance sheet and liquidity in light of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The dividend will be paid on May 29, 2020, to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2020. The Board of Directors will continue to evaluate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the appropriateness of declaring future dividends throughout the year.
About Great Western Bancorp, Inc.
Great Western Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Great Western Bank, a full-service regional bank focused on relationship-based business and agribusiness banking. Great Western Bank offers small and mid-sized businesses a focused suite of financial products and a range of deposit and loan products to retail customers through several channels, including the branch network, online banking system, mobile banking applications and customer care centers. The bank services its customers through more than 170 branches in nine states: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. To learn more about Great Western Bank visit www.greatwesternbank.com.
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