HOUSTON, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCBI) announced that it will release its 2012 first quarter results after market close on Friday, April 20, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110119/MM32884LOGO) On Monday, April 23, 2012, management of MetroCorp will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT ( 11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss the results. A brief management presentation will be followed by a question and answer period. To participate by phone, U.S. callers may dial 877- 407- 8291 (international callers may dial 201- 689- 8345). A live webcast of the call and subsequent audio archive will also be accessible from MetroCorp's website at www.metrobank-na.com in the Investor Relations section. MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCBI) provides a full range of commercial and consumer banking services through its wholly owned subsidiaries, MetroBank, N.A. and Metro United Bank. The Company has thirteen full-service banking locations in the greater Houston, and Dallas, Texas metropolitan areas, and six full-service banking locations in the greater San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, California metropolitan areas. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had consolidated assets of $1.5 billion. For more information, visit the Company's web site at www.metrobank-na.com. CONTACT: MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc., HoustonGeorge M. Lee, Executive Vice Chairman, President and CEO713-776-3876 SOURCE MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc.