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SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meta Financial Group, Inc. ® (Nasdaq:CASH) (the "Company") announced today that it has been selected to join the S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to market open on Monday, September 18, 2017. The Company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Sub-Industry index. "We are happy for this new opportunity to be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 index," said J. Tyler Haahr, Chairman and CEO of Meta Financial Group. "This is a positive development for us and is the result of the profitable growth we have seen over the last few years." This press release and other important information about the Company are available at metafinancialgroup.com. About Meta Financial GroupMeta Financial Group, Inc. ("MFG") is the holding company for MetaBank ®, a federally chartered savings bank. MFG shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market ® under the symbol CASH. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, MetaBank operates in both the Banking and Payments industries through: MetaBank, its traditional retail banking operation; Meta Payment Systems, its electronic payments division; AFS/IBEX, its insurance premium financing division; and Refund Advantage, EPS Financial and Specialty Consumer Services, its tax-related financial solutions divisions.