For Immediate Release

Contact: D. Linn Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer

 

CVB Financial Corp. Declares Cash Dividend

 

Ontario, California, September 18, 2000-The Board of Directors of CVB Financial Corp. (AMEX/CVB) declared a $0.12 per share cash dividend at its regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting on September 15, 2000.

The cash dividend of $0.12 per share will be made to shareholders of record on September 29, 2000. Payment of the cash dividend will be made on or about October 16, 2000. The cash dividend represents the 44th consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid by the Company. This dividend reflects the strong financial position and continued superior performance of CVB Financial Corp.

CVB Financial operates Citizens Business Bank. Citizens Business Bank is a $2.0 billion independent bank. It is the largest bank headquartered in Southern California’s Inland Empire Region. It serves the Inland Empire, Orange County and the San Gabriel Valley regions of California with 30 offices. Shares of CVB Financial Corp. common stock are listed on the American Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol of CVB.

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