Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Reports 2016 First Quarter Results

Total Assets Increase 7% Year Over Year

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) today reported net income available to common stockholders of $19.8 million, or $0.82 per diluted common share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, compared to $15.5 million, or $0.76 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2015. Return on average common equity was 12.68% and return on average assets was 0.99% for the first quarter of 2016, compared to 13.58% and 0.97%, respectively, for the same quarter in 2015.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

Board of Directors Approves Regular Cash Dividend

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock payable on June 3, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 20, 2016. At March 31, 2016, there were 24,519,928 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Exit from Small Business Lending Fund

Program Increased Small Business Lending By $161.7M

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced that it has redeemed all outstanding shares of the Company’s Senior Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series C, liquidation amount $1,000 per share (the “Series C Preferred Stock”), that had been issued to the United States Department of the Treasury in September 2011 pursuant to the Treasury’s Small Business Lending Fund (“SBLF”) program. The SBLF was a $30 billion voluntary program designed to encourage small business lending by providing capital to selected community banks.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Names Dan Patten EVP – Finance and Corporate Strategy

Patten Will Be Responsible for External Growth Initiatives

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) has announced the appointment of Dan Patten to the position of Executive Vice President – Finance and Corporate Strategy. Patten will be responsible for developing external growth initiatives for Heartland including corporate acquisitions and mergers along with identification of new markets for revenue enhancement and diversification. He will assume the position currently held by David Horstmann, who has announced his retirement from Heartland effective February 29, 2016.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

Board of Directors Approves Regular Cash Dividend

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock payable on March 4, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 19, 2016. At December 31, 2015, there were 22,435,693 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend

Special Dividend Brings Total Dividends Paid in 2015 to $0.45 Per Common Share

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF), announced today that its board of directors declared a special cash dividend of $0.05 per share on the company's common stock at its meeting held December 15, 2015. The special dividend is payable on December 31, 2015, to stockholders of record on December 25, 2015. Together with the four cash dividends paid in 2015, the special dividend brings the total dividends paid this year to $0.45 per common share.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

Loans and Deposits Increase 20% and 16%, Respectively, Compared to Year-End 2014

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) today reported net income available to common stockholders of $14.4 million, or $0.69 per diluted common share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2015, compared to $11.8 million, or $0.63 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2014. Return on average common equity was 11.40% and return on average assets was 0.85% for the third quarter of 2015, compared to 11.86% and 0.79%, respectively, for the same quarter in 2014.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

Board of Directors Approves Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF), announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock payable on December 4, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 20, 2015. At September 30, 2015, there were 20,637,321 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF.

Nancy Tengler Named Chief Investment Officer for Private Client Services at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Tengler Will Lead Wealth Advisory Services’ Third-Party Investment Management Due Diligence, Investment Analytics, and Portfolio Management Teams

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. has announced that Nancy Tengler, Senior Vice President and Market Leader of Arizona Bank & Trust’s Wealth Advisory Services in Phoenix, has been named to the position of Chief Investment Officer for Heartland’s Private Client Services division. She will serve Heartland subsidiary banks from the Phoenix office.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Retirement of CCO Kenneth Erickson

Erickson Served in Various Roles at Heartland for Nearly 40 Years

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced today that Kenneth J. Erickson, the company’s Chief Credit Officer, has announced his planned retirement from the company effective January 31, 2016.

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