Quarterly Cash Dividends, Recognitions and Appointments Reported by Regional Pacific, Southeastern and Northeastern Banks - Research Report on M&T, Zions, Signature Bank, Webster, and BancorpSouth

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Sep 03, 2013, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE: MTB), Zions Bancorp. (NASDAQ: ZION), Signature Bank (NASDAQ: SBNY), Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE: WBS), and BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

M&T Bank Corporation Research Report

On August 21, 2013, M&T Bank Corporation (M&T) announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.70 per share on its common stock. According to the Company, the dividend will be payable on September 30, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 3, 2013. The Full Research Report on M&T Bank Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b8dd_MTB]


Zions Bancorp. Research Report

On August 26, 2013, California Bank & Trust (CB&T), a subsidiary of Zions Bancorp. (Zions), announced that it has been voted as Best Bank by the readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune. According to the release, CB&T took top honors among all banks in San Diego for the third consecutive year. Commenting on the recognition, Tory Nixon, San Diego Division President said, "Being named Best Bank for the third consecutive year by our customers in the San Diego community is truly an honor. Our associates are committed to delivering top-notch service which I believe is what sets us apart from the competition. Building strong relationships in the community is the cornerstone of our success. We are proud to be a part of San Diego." The Full Research Report on Zions Bancorp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/c6d3_ZION]


Signature Bank Research Report

On August 20, 2013, Signature Financial, LLC, the specialty finance subsidiary of Signature Bank (Signature Bank), announced the appointment of seven seasoned sales professionals throughout the country. Harry Newman was named as Executive Sales Officer, based in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. Craig T. Cleary was named as Executive Sales Officer, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Bill Musgrave, Executive Sales Officer based in the Denver, Colorado region. Rob McKenna and Mark Riley were both named Executive Sales Officer for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Richmond, Virginia, respectively. Joseph D. Farinella was also appointed to the post of Executive Sales Officer based in the Company's Headquarters in Melville, New York. Additionally, Rick Scheffel, joined the Company's Headquarters as Executive Sales Officer. The Full Research Report on Signature Bank - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/17d4_SBNY]


Webster Financial Corp. Research Report

On August 27, 2013, Webster Financial Corp. (Webster) announced that it has promoted Executive Vice President Nitin Mhatre, as the Head of the Company's Personal Bank. Commenting on Mhatre's promotion, James C. Smith, Chairman and CEO of Webster, said, "In his five years at Webster, Nitin has restructured Webster's Consumer Finance business, significantly increased market share, introduced new products, and delivered the superior customer service that is Webster's hallmark.

His unit has more than doubled its output and achieved solid, profitable growth during a period of unprecedented change in mortgage and consumer lending markets. His strategic acumen and analytical skills will be valuable attributes in his expanded role." The Full Research Report on Webster Financial Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/96a5_WBS]


BancorpSouth, Inc. Research Report

On August 28, 2013, BancorpSouth, Inc. (BancorpSouth) announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share. The Company also reported that the announced dividend is a $0.04 per share or 400% increase compared to the Company's previous quarterly dividend payment of $0.01 per common share. According to BancorpSouth, the dividend is payable on October 1, 2013, to shareholders of record as of September 13, 2013. Dan Rollins, CEO of BancorpSouth said, "We are very pleased to announce this increased payment to our shareholders; a level of payment that is consistent with current industry dividend payout ratios, which measure the size of a dividend payment compared to the company's net income." The Full Research Report on BancorpSouth, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9752_BXS]



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