RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Bankshares Corporation has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share. The dividend amount is the same as the prior quarter and represents a $0.01 per share, or 7%, increase over the prior year quarterly dividend rate.
Based on the stock's closing price of $20.42 on January 29, 2015, the dividend yield is approximately 2.8%. The dividend is payable on February 27, 2015 to shareholders of record as of February 13, 2015.
ABOUT UNION BANKSHARES CORPORATION
Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ: UBSH), is the holding company for Union First Market Bank, which has 131 branches and more than 200 ATMs throughout Virginia. Non-bank affiliates of the holding company include: Union Investment Services, Inc., which provides full brokerage services; Union Mortgage Group, Inc., which provides a full line of mortgage products; and Union Insurance Group, LLC, which offers various lines of insurance products.
Additional information on the company is available at http://investors.bankatunion.com.
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