Simmons First National Corporation Declares $0.21 Per Share Dividend

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PINE BLUFF, Ark., Aug. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simmons First National Corporation's (Nasdaq:SFNC) Board of Directors declared a regular $0.21 per share quarterly cash dividend payable October 1, 2013, to shareholders of record September 16, 2013. This dividend represents a $0.01 per share, or 5.0% increase over the dividend paid for the same period in 2012.

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. The Company's eight banks conduct financial operations from 93 offices, of which 89 are financial centers, in 55 communities in Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas.

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

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