For more information, contact:Joseph W. Kiley III, President and Chief Executive OfficerRich Jacobson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer(425) 255-4400
RENTON, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Financial Northwest, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ:FFNW), the holding company for First Financial Northwest Bank ("Bank"), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share on the Company's outstanding common stock. The cash dividend will be payable on December 16, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 1, 2016. First Financial Northwest, Inc. is the parent company of First Financial Northwest Bank, a Washington State chartered commercial bank headquartered in Renton, Washington, serving the Puget Sound Region through its four full-service banking offices. We are a part of the ABA NASDAQ Community Bank Index and the Russell 3000 Index. For additional information about us, please visit our website at ffnwb.com and click on the "Investor Relations" link at the bottom of the page. Forward Looking Statements: Statements in this news release regarding future events, performance or results are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA") and are made pursuant to the safe harbors of the PSLRA. Actual results could be materially different from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ include but are not limited to: general economic and banking business conditions, competitive conditions between banks and non-bank financial service providers, interest rate fluctuations, regulatory and accounting changes, the value of mortgage servicing rights, risks related to construction and development lending, commercial and small business banking and other risks. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are disclosed in First Financial Northwest, Inc.'s recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Forward-looking statements are accurate only as of the date released, and we do not undertake any responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.