HOULTON — Katahdin Bankshares Corp. (OTCQX: KTHN), parent company of Katahdin Trust Company, a community bank founded in 1918 serving northern Maine and the greater Bangor and Portland regions, announced that its board of directors has approved a stock buyback program. The program authorizes the purchase of up to $2,000,000 of the company’s outstanding shares of common stock through Dec. 31, 2023.
Shares may be repurchased by the company and may be purchased by Katahdin Trust Company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan. All such transactions may be initiated at the discretion of the company or the ESOP, subject to market conditions and other considerations.
Repurchases or ESOP purchases may be made in the open market, through block trades, or through privately negotiated transactions. Share purchases may be commenced or suspended at any time without prior notice, and there can be no assurances as to how many shares the Company will repurchase, if any, or at what prices any purchases will be made.
The board of directors may, without prior notice, alter the terms of this program at any time, including to change the announced share authorization level or to extend or terminate this stock buyback program.
Katahdin Bankshares Corp. is the bank holding company of Katahdin Trust Company. Founded in 1918, Katahdin Trust is a community bank based in Houlton with more than $966 million in assets and 16 banking offices that serve Aroostook, Penobscot, and Cumberland counties. The Bank has nearly 180 employees and, in 2022, was named one of the Best Places to Work in Maine for the fifth year in a row, Best Place for Working Parents®, and recognized the past three years as one of the Top 200 Community Banks in the country by American Banker magazine. Katahdin Bankshares Corp. common stock is quoted on the OTC Markets (OTCQX) under the symbol KTHN. Learn more about the Company and its subsidiary bank at www.katahdintrust.com and follow Katahdin Trust on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.