Washington, D.C.  20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2018

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

5501 South Broadband Lane, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (605) 782-1767

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Item 8.01    Other Events.
On February 27, 2018, the Registrant issued a press release announcing declaration of a cash dividend for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2018. A copy of the press release is attached here to as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.    
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit Number
Description of Exhibit
Registrant's Press Release dated February 27, 2018

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: February 27, 2018
/s/ Glen W. Herrick
Glen W. Herrick
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
and Secretary


Exhibit 99.1

Meta Financial Group, Inc.® Declares Cash Dividend

Sioux Falls, S.D., February 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Meta Financial Group, Inc.® (Nasdaq: CASH) (the “Company”) announced that the Company will pay a cash dividend of $0.13 per share for the second fiscal quarter of 2018. This dividend will be payable on April 2, 2018 to shareholders of record as of March 12, 2018.
At December 31, 2017, the Company had total assets of $5.42 billion and shareholders’ equity of $437.7 million.
This press release and other important information about the Company are available at

About Meta Financial Group
Meta Financial Group, Inc. ("Meta") is the holding company for MetaBank®, a federally chartered savings bank. Meta shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market® under the symbol CASH. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D., MetaBank operates in both the Banking and Payments industries through: MetaBank, its community banking operation; Meta Payment Systems, its electronic payments division; AFS/IBEX, its commercial insurance premium financing division; and Refund Advantage, EPS Financial and Specialty Consumer Services, its tax-related financial solutions divisions. More information is available at

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