WHEELING, W. Va., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WesBanco Bank, Wheeling, West Virginia, proudly announces it has earned BauerFinancial, Inc.'s highest (5-Star) rating for strength and stability. Achievement of this coveted 5-Star Superior rating puts WesBanco Bank in an elite category as one of the strongest banks in the nation.
BauerFinancial, the nation's premier bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. Earning a 5-Star Superior rating means WesBanco Bank excels in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. WesBanco Bank has earned Bauer's Recommended Rating (either 5-Stars or 4-Stars) for the most recent 106 consecutive quarters.
According to Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, "WesBanco Bank's achievement is a result of its commitment to community banking and values. By focusing on the financial needs of local families and businesses, WesBanco Bank has in turn, charted its own path. It is a symbiotic relationship: the more success customers have, the more success the bank will have. It is built on a commitment to each other and is what all banks should strive for."
WesBanco Bank has been helping customers succeed since its inception in 1870. Today, 145 years later, it operates through 142 conveniently located offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia and can also be found on the internet at wesbanco.com.
WesBanco Bank: "Your 5-Star Community Bank."
Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.
BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting www.bauerfinancial.com.
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SOURCE WesBanco, Inc.