First Citizens Bancshares Declares Dividend

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from First Citizens BancShares, Inc.

    RALEIGH, N.C., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The board
 of directors of First Citizens BancShares Inc. (Nasdaq-NM: FCNCA) today
 declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share on the Class A and Class B
 common stock.  The dividend is payable July 2, 2001, to shareholders of record
 June 18, 2001.
     First Citizens' stock is traded over-the-counter, and Class A is quoted on
 the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol FCNCA.
 
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    RALEIGH, N.C., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The board
 of directors of First Citizens BancShares Inc. (Nasdaq-NM: FCNCA) today
 declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share on the Class A and Class B
 common stock.  The dividend is payable July 2, 2001, to shareholders of record
 June 18, 2001.
     First Citizens' stock is traded over-the-counter, and Class A is quoted on
 the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol FCNCA.
 
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