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ASB Bancorp Board OKs Stock Buyback Program

5/24/2013 12:28 PM ET

ASB Bancorp, Inc. (ASBB: Quote) said Friday that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program whereby the company may repurchase up to 5%, or 265,266 shares, of its outstanding common stock as and when deemed appropriate by management and under any plan that may be deployed in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

The Rule 10b5-1 repurchase plan allows the company to repurchase its shares during periods when it would normally not be active in the market due to its internal trading blackout period.

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