RALEIGH, N.C., July 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCNCA) today declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share on the Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable Oct. 3, 2011, to shareholders of record Sept. 19, 2011.
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BancShares is the financial holding company for First Citizens Bank. First Citizens Bank and its IronStone Bank division provide a broad range of financial services to individuals, businesses, professionals and the medical community through a network of 442 branch offices, telephone banking, online banking and ATMs. For more information, visit First Citizens' Web site at firstcitizens.com.
CONTACT: Barbara Thompson First Citizens BancShares (919) 716-2716