Simmons First National Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

PINE BLUFF, Ark., Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simmons First National Corporation (Nasdaq:SFNC) today announced it expects to release third quarter 2012 earnings prior to the market opening on Thursday, October 25, 2012, followed by a live conference call to review this information beginning at 3:00 p.m. Central Time. Interested persons can listen to this call by dialing toll-free 1-888-438-5535 (United States and Canada only) and asking for the Simmons First National Corporation conference call. A replay of the call will be available through 5:00 p.m. Central Time on October 31, 2012, by dialing toll-free 1-888-203-1112. The passcode for the replay is 4128323. In addition, the call will be available live or in recorded version on the Company's website at

Simmons First National Corporation is an eight bank financial holding company with community banks in Pine Bluff, Lake Village, Jonesboro, Rogers, Searcy, Russellville, El Dorado and Hot Springs, Arkansas. Including the recently acquired Missouri locations, the Company's eight banks conduct financial operations from 92 offices, of which 88 are financial centers, in 51 communities in Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas.

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

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