BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT) announced today it will release its third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. People's United Financial will host a conference call on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its third quarter 2012 earnings announcement. The call will be broadcast live through the company's Internet site, peoples.com. It is accessible by selecting "Investor Relations" in the "About People's United" section on the home page, and then selecting "Conference Calls" in the "News and Events" section. The call will be archived on the site and available for retrieval for approximately 90 days. People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $28 billion in assets. People's United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of 416 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Visit us at peoples.com. People's United Bank. "What know-how can do." SM SOURCE People's United Financial, Inc.