Home Federal Bancorp, Inc., Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

NAMPA, Idaho, Feb. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOME) ("Company"), announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.06 per share payable on March 18, 2014, to stockholders of record as of March 4, 2014.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc., is headquartered in Nampa, Idaho, and is the parent company of Home Federal Bank, a community bank originally organized in 1920, currently serving southwestern Idaho and Central and Western Oregon through 24 full-service branches and three loan production offices. The Company's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "HOME" and is included in the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit the Company's web site at www.myhomefed.com/ir.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements in this news release regarding future events, performance or results are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA") and are made pursuant to the safe harbors of the PSLRA. Actual results could be materially different from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ include but are not limited to: the ability to maintain current dividend payments or increase dividend payouts to stockholders, regulatory capital requirements, future earnings and cash flow of the Company, regulatory changes and general economic conditions, the successful consummation of the pending merger with Cascade Bancorp ("Cascade") and any terms and conditions of the related merger agreement with Cascade that may limit the Company's ability to pay dividends or reduce cash consideration of the merger. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are disclosed in Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.'s recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to its Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Forward-looking statements are accurate only as of the date released, and we do not undertake any responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

CONTACT: Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. Len E. Williams, President & CEO Eric S. Nadeau, EVP, Treasurer & CFO 208-466-4634 www.myhomefed.com/irSource:Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.