Capital City Bank Group, Inc. Announces Replacement Stock Repurchase Program
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCBG) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a new stock repurchase program on January 25, 2024. Under the newly approved stock repurchase program, the company is authorized to repurchase up to 750,000 shares of its common stock over the next five years, from time to time, in the open market or through private transactions, as market conditions warrant. However, the new stock repurchase program does not obligate the company to repurchase any specified number of shares of its common stock. Currently, the company has approximately 16,990,240 shares of common stock issued and outstanding and the number of shares authorized for repurchase under the new repurchase program currently represents approximately 4.4% of the company’s issued and outstanding shares of common stock. In connection with the approval of the new stock repurchase program, the Board of Directors terminated the company’s existing stock repurchase program.
About Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCBG) is one of the largest publicly traded financial holding companies headquartered in Florida and has approximately $4.3 billion in assets. We provide a full range of banking services, including traditional deposit and credit services, mortgage banking, asset management, trust, merchant services, bankcards, securities brokerage services and financial advisory services, including the sale of life insurance, risk management and asset protection services. Our bank subsidiary, Capital City Bank, was founded in 1895 and now has 63 banking offices and 103 ATMs/ITMs in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. For more information about Capital City Bank Group, Inc., visit www.ccbg.com.
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Additional factors can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, as amended, and our other filings with the SEC, which are available at the SEC’s internet site (http://www.sec.gov). Forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release, and we assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements or the reasons why actual results could differ, except as may be required by law.
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Released February 2, 2024