SOURCE: First Federal Bancshares, Inc.

August 23, 2005 17:30 ET

First Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend

COLCHESTER, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2005 -- The Board of Directors of First Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFBI) announced today that it has declared a cash dividend for the quarter ending September 30, 2005, of $.12 per share to stockholders of record on September 16, 2005. Payment of the cash dividend will be made on October 14, 2005.

First Federal Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company for First Federal Bank, which operates eight offices in west-central Illinois and northeast Missouri.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    James J. Stebor
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    First Federal Bancshares, Inc.
    (217) 224-8686