Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

HATBORO, Pa., Dec. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:FXCB), holding company for Fox Chase Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share, payable on or about December 28, 2012, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 18, 2012. Because of uncertainty regarding the future taxation of dividends, Fox Chase Bancorp's board of directors has accelerated the timing of the dividend for the first quarter of 2013 into the fourth quarter of 2012 to maximize the after-tax value to its shareholders.

Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. is a stock holding company for Fox Chase Bank. The Bank is a federally chartered savings bank originally established in 1867. The Bank offers traditional banking services and products from its main office in Hatboro, Pennsylvania and ten branch offices in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania and Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New Jersey. For more information, please visit the Bank's website at www.foxchasebank.com

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This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They often include words like "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate" and "intend" or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "would," "should," "could" or "may." Statements in this release that are not strictly historical are forward-looking and are based upon current expectations that may differ materially from actual results. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements made herein. These risks and uncertainties involve general economic trends, changes in interest rates, loss of deposits and loan demand to other financial institutions, substantial changes in financial markets; changes in real estate value and the real estate market, regulatory changes, possibility of unforeseen events affecting the industry generally, the uncertainties associated with newly developed or acquired operations, the outcome of pending litigation, and market disruptions and other effects of terrorist activities. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unforeseen events, except as required under the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Roger S. Deacon
         Chief Financial Officer
         Phone: (215) 775-1435

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