BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of eight cents($0.08) per share on outstanding FNFG common stock.
The Company's Board of Directors also declared a quarterly preferred stock dividend of $0.539063 per share on its fixed-to-floating rate perpetual non-cumulative preferred stock, Series B.
Both dividends will be payable on February 18, 2014 to shareholders of record on February 8, 2014.
About First Niagara
First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with approximately 420 branches, $38 billion in assets, $27 billion in deposits, and approximately 5,800 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.firstniagara.com.
CONTACT: First Niagara Contacts
Investors: Ram Shankar
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
News Media: David Lanzillo
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Source: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.