WASHINGTON & CHARLESTON, W. Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 27, 2018--United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI ), today announced that its Board of Directors declared a third quarter dividend of $0.34 per share for shareholders of record as of September 14, 2018. The dividend is payable October 1, 2018.

The year of 2017 represented the 44th consecutive year of dividend increases for United shareholders. Only one other major banking company in the USA has achieved such a dividend record.

United Bankshares, with approximately $19.2 billion in assets, has full-service offices in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. United Bankshares stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the quotation symbol “ UBSI.”

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CONTACT: United Bankshares, Inc.

W. Mark Tatterson, 800-445-1347, ext. 8716

Chief Financial Officer

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA WEST VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE

SOURCE: United Bankshares, Inc.

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