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OVBC announces extension of Stock Buyback Program

OVBC

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the "Company") announced the Board of Directors has authorized the extension date of its existing stock buyback program to August 31, 2023.

The program was originally approved by the board in 2021 and was set to expire August 31 of this year. With the extension, the share repurchase program will continue to authorize the repurchase of up to $5 million in shares of the Company's outstanding common stock.

Other than the extension of the program for an additional year, no changes were made to the stock buyback program.

As of August 17, 2022, the Company had repurchased approximately $954,000 in common stock. The program may be terminated or amended by the Board at any time prior to the expiration date.

About Ohio Valley Banc Corp.

Ohio Valley Banc Corp. common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol OVBC. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. is based in Gallipolis, Ohio. The company owns The Ohio Valley Bank Company, with 16 offices in Ohio and West Virginia, and Loan Central, Inc., with six consumer finance offices in Ohio. The Ohio Valley Bank Company opened a new online consumer direct mortgage company in the fall of 2021 called Race Day Mortgage. Learn more about Ohio Valley Banc Corp. at www.ovbc.com.

Contact: Scott Shockey, CFO 740-446-2631

Cision View original content:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ovbc-announces-extension-of-stock-buyback-program-301608943.html

SOURCE Ohio Valley Banc Corp.