JEFFERSONVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:JFBC) announced today first quarter net income of $704,000 or $0.17 per share compared to $791,000 or $0.19 per share for the first quarter of 2010. The decrease in quarterly net income was primarily due to an increase in the provision for loan losses of $400,000, partially offset by an increase in net interest income of $187,000 and a decrease in non-interest expense of $140,000.
A cash dividend in the amount of thirteen cents ($0.13) per share on the common stock of the Company was declared at the May 10, 2011 meeting of the Board of Directors. The dividend is payable on June 1, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 20, 2011.
Jeffersonville Bancorp is a one-bank holding company, which owns all the capital stock of The First National Bank of Jeffersonville. "Jeff Bank" maintains eleven full service branches in Sullivan County, New York located in Bloomingburg, Eldred, Callicoon, Jeffersonville, Liberty, Livingston Manor, Monticello, Narrowsburg, Wal-Mart/Monticello, White Lake, and Wurtsboro.
CONTACT: For More Information, call: 845-482-4000 Wayne Zanetti, President - CEO