Webster Financial Corporation Declares Dividend

               Webster Financial Corporation Declares Dividend

PR Newswire

WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 30, 2013

WATERBURY, Conn., Jan.30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Webster Financial Corporation
(NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that
its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.10 on its
common stock.

The dividend on the common shares will be payable on February 26, 2013, to
shareholders of record on February 12, 2013.

Webster also declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $21.25 per share on
its Series A Convertible Preferred Stock, payable on March 15, 2013, to
shareholders of record on March 1, 2013.

On its Series E Preferred Stock, Webster declared a quarterly cash dividend of
$448.88889 per share ($0.448889 per each depositary share, 1,000 of which
represent one share of Series E preferred stock), payable on March 15, 2013,
to shareholders of record on March 1, 2013.

About Webster

Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank,
National Association. With $20 billion in assets, Webster provides business
and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment
services through 168 banking offices, 294 ATMs, telephone banking, mobile
banking, and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset based lending firm
Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster
Capital Finance Corporation; 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.websterbank.com.

Media                                                                             Investor Contact:
Contact:
Bob Guenther, 203-578-2391                                                        Terry Mangan,
                                                                                  203-578-2318
rguenther@websterbank.com                                                         tmangan@websterbank.com



SOURCE Webster Financial Corporation

Website: http://www.websterbank.com
 
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