Simmons First National Corporation Declares $0.22 Per Share Dividend

PINE BLUFF, Ark., Aug. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simmons First National Corporation's (Nasdaq:SFNC) Board of Directors declared a regular $0.22 per share quarterly cash dividend payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record September 15, 2014. This dividend represents a $0.01 per share, or 4.8% increase over the dividend paid for the same period last year.

Simmons First National Corporation is an Arkansas based financial holding company with pro forma assets totaling $8.0 billion and conducts financial operations throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee. The Company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SFNC".

CONTACT: DAVID W. GARNER Executive Vice President and Investor Relations Officer Simmons First National Corporation (870) 541-1000 Ticker symbol: SFNC

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