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05/02/16Webster Names Paco Torrado to Lead Debt Capital Markets
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04/25/16Webster Financial Corporation Increases Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.25 per share on its common stock, an increase of $.02 from the previous $.23 per share. James C. Smith, chairman and CEO, said, "In light of Webster's continued solid financial performance and strong capital position, the Board of Directors voted to increase the dividend on ou... 
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04/22/165 Bankers Promoted to SVP at Webster
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04/20/16Webster Bank Supports Championship Soccer League
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04/19/16Webster Reports 2016 First Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $46.5 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to $46.9 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. "Solid quarterly results underscore Webster's sustained progress in executing growth strategies that maximize value to custome... 
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04/11/16Webster Bank Celebrates Historic UConn Championship Parade
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04/05/16Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its first quarter 2016 earnings release and conference call: Earnings Release: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at approximately 7:30 a.m. EDT Conference Call:  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. EDT Dial-in number:  (877) 407-8289;... 
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03/21/16John Guy Promoted to EVP at Webster Bank
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03/21/16Webster Bank’s 80 Year History on Display at Mattatuck Museum
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03/08/16Webster Banker Promoted in Greenwich
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03/04/16Webster Bankers to Teach Financial Literacy At Home for Little Wanderers
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03/02/16Webster Bank Will Surprise and Delight Bostonians This Week
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02/25/16Webster Earns Greenwich Excellence Awards for Fourth Year
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02/22/16Webster Bank Promotes America Saves Week
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02/15/16Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its board of directors has scheduled the corporation's annual meeting of shareholders at 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 28, 2016 at the Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, Conn. The record date for shareholders to vote at the meeting is February 29, 2016. About Webster: Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for We... 
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02/11/16Webster Bank’s Customer Care Center Transitions to 24/7 Operation
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02/05/16Webster to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that James C. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer, and Glenn MacInnes, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will make a presentation from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Winter Financial Services Symposium. Presentation slides and a link to the live webcast will... 
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02/04/16Webster Bank Announces 3 New Banking Center Managers in Boston
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01/26/16Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.23 per share on its common stock. The dividend on the common shares will be payable February 23, 2016 to shareholders of record on February 9, 2016. On its Series E Preferred Stock, Webster declared a quarterly cash dividend of $400.00 per share ($.40 per each depository sha... 
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01/25/16Webster Bank Announces 4 New Banking Center Managers in Boston
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01/21/16Webster Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced net income available to common shareholders of $50.6 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 compared to $48.4 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. For the full year 2015, net income available to common shareholders was $197.6 million, or $2.15 per diluted share, comp... 
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01/19/16Webster Banker Achieves Leadership Honors
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01/14/16Webster Bank Hires More Than 50 In Boston
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01/14/16Webster Names Jason Soto SVP
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01/12/16Webster Bank Opens 14 Banking Centers In Greater Boston
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01/11/16Webster Bank Adds 3 More Banking Centers, Expands To 18 Locations In Greater Boston
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, a $24 billion regional bank, announced today that Webster Bank will open three additional banking centers in the greater Boston area, bringing its total network in the area to 18. The new locations are: 25 Stuart Street (Chinatown), Boston, 1 Brattle Square (Harvard Square), and 475 Hancock Street, Quincy. These newest additions to the network are expected to open in l... 
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01/04/16Webster Names Patrick M. Trask SVP
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