Timberland Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend of $0.03 Per Share

HOQUIAM, Wash., July 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSBK) ("Timberland" or "the Company") has declared a cash dividend of $0.03 per common share. The dividend will be paid on August 23, 2013 to shareholders of record on August 9, 2013.

Timberland reported net income of $876,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Net income to common shareholders, after adjusting for the preferred stock dividend and the preferred stock discount accretion was $678,000, or $0.10 per diluted common share. Timberland remains well capitalized with total risk based capital of 16.42%, a Tier 1 leverage capital ratio of 11.55% and a tangible capital to assets ratio of 11.48%.

About Timberland Bancorp, Inc.

Timberland Bancorp, Inc., a Washington corporation, is the holding company for Timberland Bank ("Bank"). The Bank opened for business in 1915 and serves consumers and businesses across Grays Harbor, Thurston, Pierce, King, Kitsap and Lewis counties, Washington with a full range of lending and deposit services through its 22 branches (including its main office in Hoquiam).

CONTACT: Michael R. Sand President & CEO Dean J. Brydon, CFO (360) 533-4747 www.timberlandbank.comSource:Timberland Bancorp, Inc