SOURCE: Riverview Financial Corporation

May 19, 2016 12:14 ET

Riverview Financial Corporation Declares Cash Dividend for the Second Quarter of 2016

HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2016) -  Riverview Financial Corporation (OTCQX: RIVE) (the "Company") announced that the Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.1375 per share for the second quarter of 2016. The dividend is payable on June 30, 2016 to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2016. This is consistent with the dividend paid in the first quarter of 2016 and the quarter ending June 30, 2015.

Kirk D. Fox, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The Board is pleased with the Company's first quarter 2016 financial results and unanimously approved the payment of our second quarter cash dividend. Riverview's management team and Board of Directors remain committed to provide our shareholders with an attractive total return on their investment. Our entire team is excited about our business opportunities presented by the acquisition of Citizens National Bank of Meyersdale, which was completed on December 31, 2015."

As previously announced on April 21, 2016, the Company reported net income of $753,000, or $0.23 per diluted share, for the quarter ending March 31, 2016, compared with net income of $374,000, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the same quarter, last year. Credit quality remained strong as non-performing assets were only 0.59% of total assets as of March 31, 2016.

About The Company

Riverview Financial Corporation, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, is the bank holding company for Riverview Bank and its operating divisions Halifax Bank, Marysville Bank, Citizens Neighborhood Bank, and Riverview Financial Wealth Management. Riverview operates 17 retail banking offices throughout Berks, Dauphin, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania and a Wealth Management office in Schuylkill County. Review Financial Corporation's shares are traded on OTCQX under the symbol: RIVE. The Company's Investor Relations site can be found at http://www.riverviewbankpa.com/.

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