National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPBC) announced today that it has declared a second quarter cash dividend of ten cents per common share payable to shareholders of record as of Saturday, May 3, 2014. The cash dividend will be paid Friday, May 16, 2014. About National Penn Bancshares, Inc.: National Penn Bancshares, Inc., with approximately $8.6 billion in assets, is a bank holding company headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania. National Penn Bank operates 119 branch offices comprising 118 branches in Pennsylvania and one branch in Maryland. National Penn’s financial services affiliates are National Penn Wealth Management, N.A., including its National Penn Investors Trust Company division; National Penn Capital Advisors, Inc.; Institutional Advisors LLC; and National Penn Insurance Services Group, Inc., including its Higgins Insurance and Caruso Benefits Group divisions. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NPBC”. Please visit our Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com to see our regularly posted material information.