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03/20/17Webster Banker Presented Special Travelers Championship Volunteer Award
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03/15/17Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.00 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that it has raised its prime lending rate to 4.00 percent from 3.75 percent effective tomorrow, March 16, 2017.  About Webster Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association. With $26.1 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and inv... 
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03/14/17Storm Update: Webster Banking Centers
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03/07/17Four Webster Bankers Promoted
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02/28/17Webster Bank Names 3 Senior Vice Presidents in Commercial Banking
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02/28/17Webster Banker Elected to Chair HBRA Charitable Foundation
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02/27/17Webster Bank Promotes America Saves Week
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02/17/17Webster Bank Receives Healthy Workplace Award
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02/17/17Four Webster Bankers Named Top Advisors
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02/14/17Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 14, 2017 /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 27, 2017 at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, Connecticut. The record date for shareholders to vote at the meeting is February 27, 2017. About Webster Webster Financial Corporation is the... 
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02/09/17Storm Update: Webster Banking Center
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02/08/17Webster Bank Arranges $70 Million for 16 property Skilled Nursing Portfolio
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02/07/17Webster Bankers Go Red in February
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02/03/17Webster Bank Receives Three “Best of Business” Awards
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01/31/17Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 31, 2017 /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. The dividend on the common shares will be payable February 28, 2017 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2017. On its Series E Preferred Stock, Webster declared a quarterly cash dividend of $400.00 per share ($.40 per each depository sh... 
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01/19/17Webster Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $55.5 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 compared to $49.6 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. For the full year 2016, net income available to common shareholders was $198.4 million, or $2.16 per diluted share, compa... 
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01/17/17Webster’s Banking Center Optimization Continues
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01/12/17Webster Bank Promotes Debra Drapalla to Regional President in Boston
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01/11/17Webster Bank Names New SVP of Brand, Affinity, and Community Affairs
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01/06/17Webster Bank Names 3 Senior Vice Presidents
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01/05/17Samuel Hanna Promoted to Lead Middle Market Banking at Webster Bank
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01/04/17Christopher Motl Promoted at Webster Bank
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank announced today that Christopher Motl, executive vice president, Middle Market Banking has been promoted to executive vice president, head of Commercial Banking.  In his new role, Motl will lead all Commercial Banking business units:  Sponsor & Specialty Finance; Middle Market Banking; Commercial Real Estate; Webster Business Credit Corporation; Webster Capital Finance; and Treasury & Payment Solutions / Government & Institu... 
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