Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Declares Dividend

  Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Declares Dividend  Business Wire  KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- April 16, 2014  Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.225 per share on the Company's common stock payable June 23, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 05, 2014.  About Commerce Bancshares, Inc.  Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), is a regional bank holding company with $22.8 billion in assets, as of March 31, 2014. For almost 150 years, Commerce has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce provides a diversified line of financial services, including business and personal banking, wealth management, financial planning, and investments through its affiliated companies. Commerce operates in approximately 360 retail locations in the Central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry. Commerce also has operating subsidiaries involved in mortgage banking, leasing, credit-related insurance, private equity and real estate activities.  www.commercebank.com  mymoney@commercebank.com  Contact:  Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Jeffery D. Aberdeen, 816-234-2081 Jeff.Aberdeen@commercebank.com