Press Release                                                            Contact:  D. Linn Wiley

For Immediate Release                                                   President and

                                                                                         Chief Executive Officer

                                                                                         (909) 980-4030

 

 

 

CVB Financial Corp. Announces 64th Consecutive Cash Dividend

 

Ontario, California, September 23, 2005-CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF) announced an eleven-cent ($0.11) per share dividend for the third quarter of 2005.  The dividend was approved at the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on

September 21, 2005.  It will be payable on October 20, 2005 to shareholders of record as of October 5, 2005.

 

“This is our 64th consecutive quarterly dividend. It reflects the confidence of our Board of Directors in the continued superior performance of CVB Financial Corp.,” said D. Linn Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer.

 

CVB Financial Corp. recently received the “Dividend Achiever Award” from Mergent, Inc.  This award is presented to publicly traded companies who have paid increased dividends to their shareholders for at least ten consecutive years.  CVB Financial Corp. has received this award for each of the past three years.

 

CVB Financial Corp., with $4.9 billion in assets, operates Citizens Business Bank.  Citizens Business Bank is the largest bank headquartered in the Inland Empire.  It is a dominant community bank in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County and Central Valley areas of California.

 

The Citizens Business Bank Wealth Management Group has over $2.5 billion in assets under administration.  The Company also operates Golden West Financial Services.  Golden West Financial Services provides auto leasing, equipment leasing and real estate loan brokerage services.

 

Shares of CVB Financial Corp. common stock are listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol of CVBF.  For more information, please visit our website at www.cbbank.com.

 

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