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SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meta Financial Group, Inc. ® (Nasdaq:CASH) ("MFG") announced today that it has been named one of Fortune magazine's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. Coming in at number 64, MFG joins the likes of Facebook and Amazon.com as one of the fastest growing companies trading on a major U.S. stock exchange. Companies were selected for inclusion on the list based on three rankings: revenue growth, EPS growth rate and three-year annualized total return for the period ending June 30, 2017. "We are extremely honored to be included on this list - a first for our company," said Meta Financial Group Chairman and CEO J. Tyler Haahr. "To be recognized by Fortune speaks to the hard work and profitable growth we've experienced over the past several years. We are pleased to be selected and included in this list with some of the most recognizable companies in the world." 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.