CVB Financial Corp. Added To S&P SmallCap 600 Index

CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF): S&P Indices has announced that CVB Financial Corp. will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index after the close of trading on Monday, March 26, 2012.

“We are pleased that our company has been selected by S&P Indices to be a component of the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, and we appreciate the positive message we believe this sends to the investment community,” said Chris Myers, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVB Financial Corp.

CVB Financial Corp. is the holding company for Citizens Business Bank, a $6.5 billion financial services company based in Ontario, California. Citizens Business Bank serves 40 cities with 42 business financial centers, five commercial banking centers and two CitizensTrust offices in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Central Valley areas of California.

Shares of CVB Financial Corp. common stock are listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol of “CVBF.” For investor information on CVB Financial Corp., visit our Citizens Business Bank website at and click on the CVB Investor tab.

Certain matters set forth herein constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including forward-looking statements relating to the Company’s inclusion within the S&P SmallCap 600 Index. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those projected, including changes in the standards used by the S&P for inclusion of the Company's securities in its indices, changes in the Company's ability to be included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, changes in the Company's economic condition, effects of legal and regulatory developments involving the Company and other factors set forth in the Company’s public reports including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, and particularly the discussion of risk factors within that document. The Company does not undertake, and specifically disclaims any obligation to update, any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences or unanticipated events or circumstances after the date of such statements except as required by law.

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