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Fifth Third Bank

News Release

 

Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Third Quarter Dividend

9/18/07

Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared its third quarter 2007 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.42. The cash dividend is payable on October 19, 2007 to shareholders of record as of September 28, 2007.

As a reminder, Fifth Third Bancorp will report third quarter 2007 financial results on October 19, 2007. The earnings announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $101 billion in assets, operates 18 affiliates with 1,178 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart(R) locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,148 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Missouri. Fifth Third operates five main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, Investment Advisors and Fifth Third Processing Solutions. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2007, has $232 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $34 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 through the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market System under the symbol “FITB.”