LAFAYETTE, La., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. ("MidSouth") (NYSE MKT: MSL), announced a cash dividend was declared in the amount of seven cents($.07) per share to be paid on its common stock on October 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on September 14, 2012. (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 $1.4 billion as of June 30, 2012. 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. In June, MidSouth Bank announced the purchase of two banking center locations in the Baton Rouge market slated to open in September and October. MidSouth Bank currently has 40 banking centers 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. Additional corporate information is available at www.midsouthbank.com. SOURCE MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.