Peoples Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend

AUBURN, Ind., Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Peoples Bancorp (OTCQB:PBNI), the Holding Company for Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County, declared a Fiscal 2013 second quarter dividend of $0.20 per share, according to G. Richard Gatton, Chairman. The dividend will be paid on April 11, 2013 to Stockholders of Record as of April 1, 2013.

As of February 19, 2013, Peoples had 2,382,483 shares outstanding. The closing price of Peoples Bancorp stock, as of February 20, 2013, was $20.00 per share as listed on OTCQB under the symbol of PBNI.

Peoples Bancorp, through its subsidiary, Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County, operates eleven full-service offices in Indiana, located in Auburn, Avilla, Garrett, Howe, Kendallville, LaGrange, Middlebury, Topeka, Waterloo, and two offices in Columbia City. Peoples Federal operates four full-service offices in Michigan, with two offices located in Three Rivers and offices at Schoolcraft and Union.  
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