Oct 17 - On Oct. 16, 2012, the board of directors of Enterprise Bancorp Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share to be paid on Dec. 3, 2012, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 12, 2012. The quarterly dividend represents a 4.8 percent increase over the 2011 dividend rate.
Enterprise Bancorp Inc. is a Massachusetts corporation that conducts substantially all of its operations through Enterprise Bank and Trust Co., commonly referred to as Enterprise Bank. The company principally is engaged in the business of attracting deposits from the general public and investing in commercial loans and investment securities. Through the bank and its subsidiaries, the company offers a range of commercial and consumer loan products, deposit and cash management products as well as investment advisory and wealth management, and insurance services. The company's headquarters and the bank's main office are located at 222 Merrimack St. in Lowell, MA. The company's primary market area is the Merrimack Valley and North Central regions of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Enterprise Bank has 19 full-service branch offices located in the Massachusetts cities and towns of Lowell, Acton, Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Fitchburg, Leominster, Methuen, Tewksbury, and Westford and in the New Hampshire towns of Derry, Hudson, Pelham and Salem. The company has also obtained the necessary regulatory approvals for its planned new branches in Tyngsboro and Lawrence, Mass., and anticipates that the Tyngsboro office will open in November 2012 and the Lawrence office will open in the first quarter of 2013.