Our strategy is to remain focused on growth in the target markets we serve, the Asian and Hispanic markets, and our niche product offering. We are focused immediately on internal growth and the improvement of operations and asset quality; however, we will selectively pursue acquisitions to enhance the growth rate.
There is a direct stock purchase plan through American Stock Transfer & Trust Company available to all shareholders of record. However, the first purchase of stock must be conducted through an agent. After an initial purchase conducted through an agent, it is possible to participate in the direct stock purchase plan.
For your initial purchase, will need to contact a licensed stockbroker to buy shares in the company. After the initial purchase, you may participate in our direct stock purchase plan and purchase stock through American Stock Transfer & Trust Company.
The companies that we know of are:
Sterling Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ-SBIB)
Southwest Bancorporation of Texas, Inc. (NASDAQ-SWBT)
BayBancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ-BAYB)
Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ-PRSP)
International Bancshares, Corp. (NASDAQ-IBOC)