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ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. Named to 2016 KBW Bank Honor Roll

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFBS) announced today that it has been added to the 2016 KBW Bank Honor Roll which recognizes banking institutions that achieved positive earnings per share growth trends over the last decade. This is the second year ServisFirst Bank has been named to this list of banking institutions. Only fifteen out of nearly 400 evaluated banking institutions nationwide qualified for this year’s list.

To be eligible for the KBW Bank Honor Roll, banks with more than $500 million in total assets must have:

  1. No annual loss reported in net income per share before extraordinary items over the past 10 years;
  2. 2016 annual reported net income per share before extraordinary items equal to or greater than peak net income per share over the past 10 years;
  3. Consecutive increases in net income per share before extraordinary items since 2009.

For more information about ServisFirst Bank, please contact Krista Conlin at 205-937-3777. To learn more about ServisFirst Bank, please visit us at www.servisfirstbank.com.

ABOUT KBW
KBW, Inc., a Stifel company, operates in the U.S. and Europe through its broker dealer subsidiaries, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Limited. Over the years, KBW has established itself as a leading independent authority in the banking, insurance, brokerage, asset management, mortgage banking and specialty finance sectors. Founded in 1962, the firm maintains industry-leading positions in the areas of research, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as sales and trading in equities securities of financial services companies.

ABOUT SERVISFIRST BANK
ServisFirst is a full service commercial bank focused on commercial banking, correspondent banking, cash management, private banking and the professional consumer market, emphasizing competitive products, state of the art technology and a focus on quality service. Recently, the Bank announced its assets exceed $6 billion. The Bank offers sophisticated cash management products, Internet banking, home mortgage lending, remote deposit express banking, and highly competitive rates.

ServisFirst Bank was formed in Birmingham in May 2005, opened ServisFirst Bank Huntsville in August 2006, ServisFirst Bank Montgomery in June 2007, ServisFirst Bank Dothan in September 2008, Correspondent Banking Division in March 2011, ServisFirst Bank Pensacola in April 2011, ServisFirst Mobile in July 2012, ServisFirst Bank Nashville in June 2013, ServisFirst South Carolina in January 2015, ServisFirst Bank Atlanta in January 2015, and ServisFirst Bank Tampa Bay Region in January 2016. In April 2015, ServisFirst Bank earned investment-grade ratings and a stable outlook for the ratings by Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA), which measures companies’ financial fundamentals. ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. files periodic reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Copies of its filings may be obtained through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or www.servisfirstbancshares.com.

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Krista Conlin, 205-937-3777

Source:ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc.