WASHINGTON & CHARLESTON, W. Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a first quarter 2017 dividend of $0.33 per share for shareholders of record as of March 10, 2017.
The dividend payout of approximately $26.7 million on 81.0 million shares is payable April 3, 2017. The year of 2016 represented the 43rd consecutive year of dividend increases for United shareholders. Only one other major banking company in the USA has achieved such a dividend record.
United has consolidated assets of $14.5 billion with 128 full service offices in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. United Bankshares stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the quotation symbol "UBSI".