Sterling Bancshares, Inc. to Release Earnings on January 21, 2010

Jan 08, 2010, 12:00 ET from Sterling Bancshares, Inc.

HOUSTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sterling Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBIB) will report earnings for the fourth quarter of 2009 on Thursday morning, January 21, 2010, before the market opens.

Management of Sterling will host a conference call for investors and analysts that will be broadcast live via the Internet on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate in the question and answer session of the conference call, dial (612) 332-0345.

To listen to this conference call live via the Internet, please visit the Investor Relations section of the Company's web site at at least fifteen minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software. An audio archive of the call will also be available on the web site beginning Friday, January 22, 2010.

A telephone replay of the conference call will be available beginning Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. until Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time by dialing (800) 475-6701. The access code for the replay is 140894.

About Sterling Bancshares

Sterling Bancshares, Inc. is a Houston-based bank holding company with total assets of $4.9 billion, which operates 58 banking offices in the greater metro areas of Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Ft. Worth, Texas. The Company's common stock is traded through the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SBIB". For more information on Sterling Bancshares, please visit the Company's web site at

    For More Information Contact:
    Chris Reid, Vice President
    Investor Relations
    (713) 507-2873

    Graham Painter, Executive Vice President
    Director of Corporate Communications
    (713) 507-2770

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