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MIDSOUTH BANCORP INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 22, 2014



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 21, 2014, the Company held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, at which 7,578,776 shares of the Company's common stock, $0.10 par value per share, were represented in person or by valid proxy. The Company's shareholders took the following actions at the 2014 Annual Meeting:

1. Election of Directors - Shareholders elected James R. Davis, Jr., Milton B. Kidd, III, O.D., and R. Glenn Pumpelly to serve as Class III Directors until the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified. The number of votes cast for each of these individuals is as set forth below (there were no broker non-votes):

Director Shares For Shares Withheld James R. Davis, Jr. 6,513,068 1,065,708 Milton B. Kidd, III, O.D. 7,407,587 171,189 R. Glenn Pumpelly 7,497,889 80,887



2. Non-binding advisory resolution approving compensation of the named executive officers- Shareholders approved a non-binding advisory resolution approving the compensation paid to the named executive officers in 2013 as set forth in the Company's proxy statement for the 2014 Annual Meeting. The vote totals were as follows (there were no broker non-votes):

Shares For Shares Against Shares Abstained

7,483,921 33,300 61,555

Item 8.01. OTHER EVENTS AND REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE

On May 21, 2014, the Board of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per common share. The dividend is a 12.5% increase over the previous quarter's dividend and will be paid on July 1, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 13, 2014. Additionally, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 1.00% per preferred share on its newly issued 4.00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series C. The dividend is payable on July 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 1, 2014.

Item 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

(d) Exhibits

99.1 Press Release for Quarterly Dividend dated May 21, 2014.

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