Current report, items 2.02, 8.01, and 9.01




Meridian Corp






Washington, D.C. 20549




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April 22, 2021

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Item 2.02.            Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On April 26, 2021 Meridian Corporation issued a press release discussing the Corporation’s First Quarter 2021 Results. A copy is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto and incorporated by reference into Item 2.02 shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section. Furthermore, such information, including the exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any of the Corporation’s reports or filings with the SEC, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such report or filing. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in this Current Report on Form 8-K that is required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.

Item 8.01.            Other Events.

Quarterly Dividend

On April 22, 2021, Meridian Corporation’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on May 17, 2021 to shareholders of record as of May 10, 2021.

Stock Repurchase Plan

On April 26, 2021, Meridian Corporation also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan pursuant to which the Corporation may repurchase up to $6 million of the company’s outstanding common stock, par value $1.00 per share. Stock will be purchased from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise, at the discretion of management of the company in accordance with legal requirements. This program is subject to applicable regulatory protocol.

Item 9.01.            Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits. The following exhibit is furnished herewith:

99.1 Press Release, issued April 26, 2021 by Meridian Corporation


Exhibit No.

Description of Exhibit


Press Release, issued April 26, 2021 by Meridian Corporation


Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Dated:  April 26, 2021


/s/  Denise Lindsay

Denise Lindsay

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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