Webster Financial Corporation Announces Common and Preferred Dividend

Jan 25, 2010, 19:23 ET from Webster Financial Corporation

WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced that its Board of Directors today declared cash dividends on its common shares and its 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock.

Webster declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per common share, payable on February 22, 2010 to shareholders of record on February 8, 2010.

Webster also declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $21.25 per share on its 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, payable on March 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2010.

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Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association. With $17.7 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment services through 181 banking offices, 501 ATMs, telephone banking and the Internet.  Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation, Center Capital Corporation, an equipment finance company headquartered in Farmington, Conn., and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank. Member FDIC and equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websteronline.com.

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