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Fifth Third Bancorp Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock 8% to $0.13 per Share

Also declares preferred dividends

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared cash dividends on its common shares, Series H preferred shares, and Series I preferred shares.

Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a cash dividend on its common shares of $0.13 for the second quarter of 2014, an increase of $0.01, or 8 percent, from its previous quarterly dividend rate. The dividend is payable on July 17, 2014 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2014.

Fifth Third also declared a semi-annual cash dividend on its 5.10% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series H, at the rate of $637.50 per preferred share, which equates to approximately $25.50 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/25th ownership interest in a share of Series H Preferred Stock. The Series H dividend is payable on June 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as of June 27, 2014.

Fifth Third also declared a cash dividend on its 6.625% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series I (Nasdaq: FITBI), at the rate of $414.06 per preferred share, which equates to approximately $0.41406 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/1000th ownership interest in a share of Series I Preferred Stock. The Series I dividend is payable on June 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as of June 27, 2014.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of March 31, 2014, the Company had $130 billion in assets and operated 17 affiliates with 1,309 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,616 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 23% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2014, had $302 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB."

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Fifth Third Bancorp
Jim Eglseder (Investors), 513-534-8424
Larry Magnesen (Media), 513-534-8055