HAMILTON, Ohio - First Financial Bancorp will pay a regular quarterly dividend of 26 cents per share on April 1 to shareholders of March 10.

The dividend on more than 12 million outstanding shares is 8.33% larger than that of the previous quarter.

The company paid an extra cash dividend of 8 cents per share on Jan. 3.

First Financial is the $1.9 billion-asset bank and thrift holding company for five Ohio and six Indiana subsidiaries, with 69 branches in the two states.

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