Charter Financial Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Charter Financial Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

WEST POINT, Ga., Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Charter Financial
Corporation (Nasdaq:CHFN) today announced that its board of directors has
declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable on
February27, 2014, to stockholders of record as of February12, 2014.

Charter Financial Corporation is a savings and loan holding company and the
parent of CharterBank, a full-service community bank and a federal savings
institution. CharterBank is headquartered in West Point, Georgia, and operates
branches in central West Georgia, East Alabama and the Florida Gulf Coast.
CharterBank's deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation. Investors may obtain additional information about Charter
Financial Corporation and CharterBank on the internet at www.charterbk.com
under About Us.

CONTACT: Robert L. Johnson, Chairman & CEO
         Curt Kollar, CFO
         706-645-1391
         bjohnson@charterbank.net or
         ckollar@charterbank.net
        
         At Dresner Corporate Services
         Steve Carr
         312-780-7211
         scarr@dresnerco.com
 
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