SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 or 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
September 20, 2017
GUARANTY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
201 South Jefferson Avenue
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(903) 572 - 9881
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On September 20, 2017, Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust, N.A. (the “Bank”), publicly disseminated a press release announcing the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following is furnished as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: September 20, 2017
GUARANTY BANCSHARES, INC.
By: /s/ Tyson T. Abston
Tyson T. Abston
Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer
Description of Exhibit
Press Release issued by Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., dated September 20, 2017, announcing a quarterly dividend on its common stock.