Teche Holding Company Announces Stock Repurchase Plan

Teche Holding Company Announces Stock Repurchase Plan 
NEW IBERIA, LA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/24/13 --  (NYSE MKT: TSH) -
Patrick Little, President and CEO of Teche Holding Company, the
holding company for Teche Federal Bank, announced today that its
Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase plan to repurchase
up to 3%, or approximately 60,000 shares, of the Company's common
In announcing the stock repurchase plan, Little commented, "The
Company's Board of Directors believes that adoption of a stock
repurchase plan demonstrates our continuing commitment to increasing
shareholder value and reflects our belief that the Company's stock
represents a good investment opportunity." 
The repurchases will be made in accordance with the plan and are
expected to be made from time to time in open-market and privately
negotiated transactions, subject to availability of the stock, market
conditions, the trading price of the stock and the Company's
financial performance. Such repurchased shares may become treasury
shares and utilized for general corporate and other purposes,
including the issuances of shares pursuant to the Company's stock
benefit plans in order to mitigate the potentially dilutive effects
of such plans. The repurchase program is expected to be completed in
12 to 18 months. 
Teche Holding Company is the parent company of Teche Federal Bank,
which operates twenty offices in southern Louisiana and serves over
68,000 customers. Teche Holding Company is the fourth largest
publicly traded bank holding company based in Louisiana with over
$860 million in assets. Deposits at Teche Federal Bank are insured up
to the legal maximum amount by the Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation (FDIC). Teche Holding Company's common stock is traded
under the symbol "TSH" on the NYSE-MKT 
Statements contained in this news release, which are not historical
facts, are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such
forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties
which could cause actual results to differ materially from those
currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but
are not limited to, factors discussed in documents filed by Teche
Holding Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time
to time. Teche Holding Company does not undertake to update any
forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made
from time to time by or on behalf of Teche Holding Company. 
Ross Little, Jr.
Sr. Vice President
Teche Holding Company
(337) 560-7151 
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