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):
November 21, 2017
Farmers and Merchants Bancshares,
(Exact name of registrant as specified in
|(State or other jurisdiction of
||(Commission file number)
|incorporation or organization)
|4510 Lower Beckleysville Road, Suite H, Hampstead, MD
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code: (410) 374-1510
(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 obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
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under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
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under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging
growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the
registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards
provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
On November 21, 2017, Farmers and Merchants
Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) published a news release in which it announced that its board of directors has declared
a cash dividend of $.39 per share of common stock, which will be payable on December 22, 2017 to stockholders of record as of
December 6, 2017. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibits furnished with this report are listed in the Exhibit Index which immediately follows the signatures hereto, which
Exhibit Index is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
||FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANCSHARES, INC.|
|Dated: November 21, 2017
||/s/ James R. Bosley, Jr.
||James R. Bosley, Jr.
||President & CEO