AmSouth Bancorporation Board Announces Quarterly Dividend

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from AmSouth Bancorporation

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 AmSouth Bancorporation (NYSE:   ASO) announced today that its Board of Directors
 has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.21 per common share, payable
 July 2, 2001, to shareholders of record as of the close of business June 18,
 2001.
     AmSouth holds Moody's Investors Service's "Dividend Achiever" designation
 for increasing dividends for 30 consecutive years.  In addition, Standard &
 Poor's includes AmSouth among its list of 32 "dividend aristocrats," defined
 as companies that offer above average long-term total-return potential as well
 as a measure of stability and security.
 
     About AmSouth
     AmSouth is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Birmingham
 with $38.8 billion in assets, 600 branch banking offices and 1,225 ATMs.
 AmSouth operates in Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and
 Georgia.  AmSouth is a leader among regional banks in the Southeast in several
 key business segments, including consumer and commercial banking, small
 business banking, mortgage lending, equipment leasing, annuity and mutual fund
 sales, and trust and investment management services.  AmSouth also offers a
 complete line of banking products and services at its web site,
 www.amsouth.com .
 
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SOURCE AmSouth Bancorporation
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 AmSouth Bancorporation (NYSE:   ASO) announced today that its Board of Directors
 has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.21 per common share, payable
 July 2, 2001, to shareholders of record as of the close of business June 18,
 2001.
     AmSouth holds Moody's Investors Service's "Dividend Achiever" designation
 for increasing dividends for 30 consecutive years.  In addition, Standard &
 Poor's includes AmSouth among its list of 32 "dividend aristocrats," defined
 as companies that offer above average long-term total-return potential as well
 as a measure of stability and security.
 
     About AmSouth
     AmSouth is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Birmingham
 with $38.8 billion in assets, 600 branch banking offices and 1,225 ATMs.
 AmSouth operates in Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and
 Georgia.  AmSouth is a leader among regional banks in the Southeast in several
 key business segments, including consumer and commercial banking, small
 business banking, mortgage lending, equipment leasing, annuity and mutual fund
 sales, and trust and investment management services.  AmSouth also offers a
 complete line of banking products and services at its web site,
 www.amsouth.com .
 
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                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X46666769
 
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