Press Release Contact: D. Linn Wiley
For Immediate Release President and Chief Executive Officer
CVB Financial Corp. Receives Dividend Achiever Award
Ontario, CA-August 25, 2005: CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF),
parent company of Citizens Business Bank, was recently awarded the 2005
Dividend Achiever by Mergent, Inc. This is a result of its outstanding record
of ten or more consecutive years of dividend increases. CVB Financial Corp. has received this
recognition for the past three consecutive years.
Mergent applauded CVB
Financial Corp. for its superior dividend history.
This year just 314 of the
publicly listed companies monitored by Mergent met the stringent criteria
required to be a Dividend Achiever. CVB
Financial Corp. also was recognized for the many years of successful fiscal
management and shareholder awareness that have been reflected in their dividend
“We are pleased to be recognized among this
elite group of companies,” commented Linn Wiley, President and Chief Executive
Officer. “It reflects our commitment to
providing our shareholders with a superior return on their investment. This is achieved through the appreciation in
our stock value and attractive dividend practices.”
Mergent, Inc., is a leading
provider of global business and financial information on publicly traded
companies and operates sales offices in key North American cities, as well as London, Tokyo and Sidney. The company dates back to 1900 and provides
information on more than 15,000 public companies in the United States.
CVB Financial Corp. is the
holding company for Citizens Business Bank.
The Bank is the largest financial institution headquartered in the
Inland Empire region of Southern California. It serves 34 cities with 40 business
financial centers in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles
County and the Central Valley areas of
Shares of CVB Financial Corp.
common stock are listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol of CVBF.