LAFAYETTE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 31, 2018--MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (“MidSouth”) (NYSE: MSL) announced a cash dividend was declared in the amount of one cent ($.01) per share to be paid on its common stock on October 1, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 14, 2018.

Additionally, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 1.00% per preferred share on its 4.00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series C. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 1, 2018.

About MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.

MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, with total assets of $1.9 billion as of June 30, 2018. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. trades on the NYSE under the symbol “MSL.” Through its wholly owned subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A., MidSouth offers a full range of banking services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana and Texas. MidSouth Bank currently has 42 locations in Louisiana and Texas and is connected to a worldwide ATM network that provides customers with access to more than 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Additional corporate information is available at MidSouthBank.com.

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CONTACT: MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.

Investor Contacts:

Jim McLemore, CFA, 337-237-8343

President & CEO

or

Lorraine Miller, CFA, 337-593-3143

EVP & CFO

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA LOUISIANA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING

SOURCE: MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.

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