LAFAYETTE, La., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.("MidSouth") (NYSE Amex: MSL), announced a cash dividend was declared in the amount of seven cents($.07) per share to be paid on its common stock on January 3, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 15, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100125/MIDSOUTHLOGO) About MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, with assets of $1.2 billion as of September 30, 2011. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A., MidSouth offers a full range of banking services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana and Texas. MidSouth Bank has 39 locations in Louisiana and Texas and is connected to a worldwide ATM network that provides customers with access to more than 43,000 surcharge-free ATMs. More corporate information is available at www.midsouthbank.com. SOURCE MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.