Peoples Bancorp declares quarterly dividend

MARIETTA — The Board of Directors of Peoples Bancorp Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share on Oct. 22, payable on Nov. 23 to shareholders of record on Nov. 9.

This dividend represents a payout of approximately $2.8 million, or 67 percent of Peoples’ reported third quarter 2015 earnings. Based on the closing stock price of Peoples’ common shares of $21.94 on Oct. 28, the quarterly dividend produces an annualized yield of 2.73 percent.