Peoples Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend

AUBURN, Ind., March 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Peoples Bancorp (OTCQB:PBNI), the Holding Company for Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County, declared a Fiscal 2014 second quarter dividend of $0.20 per share, according to G. Richard Gatton, Chairman. The dividend will be paid on April 10, 2014 to Stockholders of Record as of March 31, 2014.

As of March 5, 2014, Peoples had 2,313,788 shares outstanding. The closing price of Peoples Bancorp stock, as of March 5, 2014, was $24.00 per share as listed on OTCQB under the symbol of PBNI.

Peoples Bancorp, through its subsidiary, Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County, operates twelve full-service offices in Indiana, located in Auburn, Avilla, Garrett, Howe, Kendallville, LaGrange, Middlebury, Topeka, Waterloo, Woodburn, and two offices in Columbia City. Peoples Federal operates four full-service offices in Michigan, with two offices located in Three Rivers and offices at Schoolcraft and Union.

CONTACT: Maurice F. Winkler, III President and CEO 260-925-2500Source:Peoples Bancorp