Aug. 23, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- WesBanco, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSBC) today announced an increase in the quarterly cash dividend rate to be paid to its shareholders to
per common share from the previous quarterly dividend rate of
per common share, or a 5.9% increase. The increased dividend will be payable on
October 1, 2012
to shareholders of record on
, 2012. This is the second increase in the quarterly dividend rate this year and represents an annualized 12.5% increase in WesBanco's dividend during 2012.
The WesBanco Board of Directors approved this most recent cash dividend increase based in part on the Company's recent strong earnings achievements, as well as WesBanco's strong capital position. The cash dividend increase represents an annualized cash dividend of
per common share.
WesBanco, Inc. is a multi-state bank holding company of
in total assets providing banking services through 112 locations and 104 ATMs in
and Pennsylvania. WesBanco's banking subsidiary is WesBanco Bank, Inc., headquartered in
Wheeling, West Virginia
. WesBanco also operates an insurance brokerage company, WesBanco Insurance Services, Inc., and a full service broker/dealer, WesBanco Securities, Inc.
SOURCE WesBanco, Inc.