SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 14, 2011
FIRST SENTRY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (304) 522-6400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 8.01 Other Events
On September 14, 2011, the Board of Directors of First Sentry Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the approval of a cash dividend on the Company’s outstanding common stock of $0.20 per share. The dividend will be payable to stockholders of record as of September 24, 2011 and is expected to be paid on September 30, 2011.
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.