BOCA RATON, Fla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1 st United Bancorp, Inc. ("1 st United") (Nasdaq: FUBC), the holding company for 1 st United Bank, a Florida chartered commercial bank, announced today that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.02 per share on shares of 1 st United common stock, payable on May 23, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 5, 2014. About 1 st United Bancorp, Inc. 1 st United is a financial holding company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. 1 st United's principal subsidiary, 1 st United Bank, is a Florida chartered commercial bank, which operates 21 branches in South and Central Florida, including Brevard, Broward, Hillsborough, Indian River, Miami-Dade, Orange, Palm Beach, and Pinellas Counties. 1 st United's principal executive office and mailing address is One North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432 and its telephone number is (561) 362-3431. 1 st United's stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "FUBC". Forward Looking Statements Any non-historical statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are based on current plans and expectations that are subject to uncertainties and risks, which could cause 1 st United's future results to differ materially. The following factors, among others, could cause our actual results to differ: our ability to comply with the terms of loss sharing agreements with the FDIC; legislative and regulatory changes, including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform, Consumer Protection Act and Basel III, the strength of the United States economy in general and the strength of the local economies in which we conduct operations; the accuracy of our financial statement estimates and assumptions, including the estimate of our loan loss provision and the FDIC loss share receivable; our ability to integrate the business and operations of companies and banks that we have acquired and those that we may acquire in the future; the failure to achieve expected gains, revenue growth, and/or expense savings from past and future acquisitions; the frequency and magnitude of foreclosure of our loans; increased competition and its effect on pricing including the impact on our net interest margin from repeal of regulation Q; our customers' willingness and ability to make timely payments on their loans; changes in securities and real estate markets; changes in monetary and fiscal policies of the U.S. Government; inflation, interest rate, market, and monetary fluctuations; the effects of our lack of a diversified loan portfolio, including the risks of geographic and industry concentrations; our need and our ability to incur additional debt or equity financing; the effects of harsh weather conditions, including hurricanes, and man-made disasters; our ability to comply with the extensive laws and regulations to which we are subject; the willingness of clients to accept third-party products and services rather than our products and services and vice versa; technological changes; negative publicity and the impact on our reputation; the effects of security breaches and computer viruses that may affect our computer systems; changes in consumer spending and saving habits; changes in accounting principles, policies, practices or guidelines; limited trading activity of our common stock; the concentration of ownership of our common stock; our ability to retain key members of management; anti-takeover provisions under federal and state law as well as our Articles of Incorporation and our Bylaws; other risks described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission; and our ability to manage the risks involved in the foregoing. These factors, as well as additional factors, can be found in our periodic and other filings with the SEC, which are available at the SEC's internet site ( http://www.sec.gov). Actual results may differ materially from projections and could be affected by a variety of factors, including factors beyond our control. Forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date of the press release, and 1 st United assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements or the reasons why actual results could differ. SOURCE 1st United Bancorp, Inc.