Republic Bank & Trust

FAQs

  • Republic has been publicly traded since July 1998 and trades on The Nasdaq Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “RBCAA.”
  • IPO subscribers who received shares paid $10.70 per share for their investment in Republic (adjusted for all stock dividends).
  • Our trading symbol is RBCAA. Current trading information is available on our website by clicking here. Price information also appears within the NASDAQ listing in The Wall Street Journal under “RepBcp A”, and The Courier-Journal under “RepBncp.”
  • Yes, Republic has been paying a quarterly dividend since the second quarter of 1995. On January 17, 2008 Republic announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per Class A Common share and $0.10 per Class B Common share. The dividend will be payable on April 18, 2008 to shareholders of record as of March 21, 2008. Any decision to continue paying dividends will be made by the Republic Board of Directors within its legal and regulation confines.

    To see a list of our historical dividends, please visit our Dividends page.
  • Yes. Prior to 1996, Republic had one class of “common stock”. In February 1996, Republic created a two class stock structure issuing 5 shares of the Class A Common Stock and 1 share of the Class B Common Stock for every share of “common stock” owned at the time. On July 1, 1998, just prior to the Company’s IPO, the Company had a 2-for-1 stock split, issuing two shares for each share owned of both the Class A and Class B Common Stock.

    In addition, Republic has had four 5% stock dividends. The first was declared on March 18, 2004 for shareholders of record as of March 30, 2004 and was payable on April 23, 2004. The second 5% stock dividend was declared January 21, 2005 for shareholders of record as of March 25, 2005 and was payable on April 29, 2005. The third 5% stock dividend was declared on January 20, 2006 for shareholders of record as of March 24, 2006 and was payable on April 28, 2006. The fourth 5% stock dividend was declared on January 19, 2007 for shareholders of record as of March 23, 2007 and was payable on April 27, 2007.
  • Yes. Republic shareholders can invest all or a portion of their quarterly dividends to purchase additional shares of Republic Class A Common stock through a Dividend Reinvestment Program (the 'Plan'). The Plan also allows existing shareholders to purchase shares of Republic Class A Common stock directly on the open market through the Plan sponsor and administrator, Computershare. Shareholders can enroll online at Computershare's website - www.computershare.com.
  • To expedite any of these processes, simply write or call to the Company’s stock registrar, transfer and dividend disbursement agent:

    Computershare Investor Services
    2 North LaSalle Street
    Chicago, IL 60602


    Phone # (312) 360-5350
    Fax # (312) 601-4332
  • For access to recent financial information or for hard copies, simply click on Press Releases, which can be found underneath the News & Market Data menu item. If you would like to automatically be e-mailed future Republic News and Earnings Releases Free, click here to set up Email Notifications.
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