United Bankshares Declares Second Quarter Dividend

  United Bankshares Declares Second Quarter Dividend

Business Wire

WASHINGTON & CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- May 21, 2013

United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI), today announced that its Board of
Directors declared a second quarter dividend of $0.31 per share for
shareholders of record as of June 14, 2013.

The dividend payout of approximately $15.6 million on 50.3 million shares is
payable July 1, 2013. The annualized 2013 dividend of $1.24 equates to a yield
of approximately 5% based on recent UBSI market prices. United has increased
its dividend to shareholders for 39 consecutive years.

United Bankshares, with $8.3 billion in assets, has 115 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."



United Bankshares, Inc.
Steven E. Wilson, 800-445-1347 ext. 8704
Chief Financial Officer
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