Webster Financial Corporation (N:WBS)

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Apr 22, 2019 01:45 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.40 per share on its common stock....
Apr 18, 2019 03:30 am ET
Webster Reports First Quarter 2019 Earnings Of $1.06 Per Share
WATERBURY, Conn., April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $97.5 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 compared to $78.1 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2018....
Mar 20, 2019 01:14 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
WATERBURY, Conn., March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation ("Webster") (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that it priced its underwritten public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes maturing March 25, 2029.  The notes have an interest rate of 4.100% and were priced to yield 4.141%.  Webster expects to apply the net proceeds of the notes for general corporate purposes....
Mar 19, 2019 01:50 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its first quarter 2019 earnings release and conference call:...
Feb 25, 2019 02:00 am ET
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Continues Investigation on Behalf of Webster Financial Corporation Investors (WBS)
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) continues its investigation on behalf of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) investors concerning the Company and its directors’ and officers’ possible violations of state laws. If you purchased Webster...
Feb 14, 2019 04:03 am ET
Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its board of directors has scheduled the corporation's annual meeting of shareholders at 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 25, 2019 at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, Connecticut....
Jan 29, 2019 10:35 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.33 per share on its common stock....
Jan 24, 2019 01:30 am ET
Webster Reports Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Of $1.05 Per Share
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $96.7 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2018 compared to $67.7 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2017. Adjusting for $4.6 million related to a gain on the sale of six banking centers, earnings per diluted share would have been $1.01....
Jan 03, 2019 09:45 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its fourth quarter 2018 earnings release and conference call:...
Jan 02, 2019 07:30 am ET
Webster Bank Rated Best Overall Bank in the Northeast in 2019 RankingBanking Survey
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank was named best overall bank in the Northeast in Bank Director's annual RankingBanking study released late last month. The 2019 RankingBanking study identifies the top public U.S. retail and commercial banks between $10 billion and $250 billion in assets within each region – the South, the West, the Midwest and the Northeast....
Dec 19, 2018 11:55 am ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 5.50 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that it has raised its prime lending rate to 5.50 percent from 5.25 percent effective tomorrow, December 20, 2018.  ...
Dec 04, 2018 09:30 am ET
Jason Soto promoted to Webster Chief Credit Officer
WATERBURY, Conn., Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Jason Soto has been promoted to senior vice president, Chief Credit Officer. He will report directly to Daniel Bley, executive vice president and Chief Risk Officer. ...
Nov 28, 2018 06:37 am ET
HSA Bank Survey Finds That Consumers Remain Unprepared for Healthcare Expenses in Retirement
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A., released a report today that addresses how consumers are saving for healthcare expenses in retirement. According to the report, consumers underestimate how much money they will need for healthcare expenses in retirement. In fact, two-thirds (67 percent) of consumers believe they will need less than $100,000. In addition to not being prepared financially to pay for healthcare expenses in retirement, consumers also remain unclear about the benefits of health savings accounts for their future retirement plan. ...
Nov 27, 2018 12:15 pm ET
HSA Bank to Present at Citi Global Healthcare Conference
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), announced today that Chad Wilkins, executive vice president of Webster and president of HSA Bank, will make a presentation from 8:45 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Citi Global Healthcare Conference. ...
Oct 29, 2018 12:05 pm ET
Webster to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that John R. Ciulla, president and chief executive officer, will make a presentation from 10:40 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston's 37th Annual Fall Conference. ...
Oct 24, 2018 03:45 am ET
Webster Appoints E. Carol Hayles to Board of Directors
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that E. Carol Hayles has been appointed to its and Webster Bank's boards of directors effective October 23, 2018. She also has been appointed to the Audit and Risk Committees of the boards....
Oct 23, 2018 12:33 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.33 per share on its common stock....
Oct 18, 2018 03:30 am ET
Webster Reports Third Quarter 2018 Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $97.5 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 compared to $62.4 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. Adjusting for $2.9 million related to the final accrual for deposit insurance assessments for periods prior to 2018 and $8.5 million of discrete tax benefits specific to the quarter, earnings pe...
Oct 05, 2018 10:30 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its third quarter 2018 earnings release and conference call:...
Sep 26, 2018 01:37 pm ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 5.25 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that it has raised its prime lending rate to 5.25 percent from 5.00 percent effective tomorrow, September 27, 2018.  ...
Sep 07, 2018 09:45 am ET
Webster to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that John Ciulla, president and chief executive officer, and Glenn MacInnes, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will make a presentation from 9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference. ...
Jul 23, 2018 01:30 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.33 per share on its common stock....
Jul 19, 2018 03:30 am ET
Webster Reports Second Quarter 2018 Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $79.5 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 compared to $59.5 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Adjusting for $7.2 million related to an accrual for deposit insurance assessments for periods prior to 2018 and $1.4 million of banking center optimization expenses, earnings per diluted share would have...
Jul 03, 2018 07:46 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its second quarter 2018 earnings release and conference call:...
Jun 29, 2018 03:35 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Webster Financial, Chimerix, Commerce Bancshares, Teligent, Pinnacle Financial Partners, and Empire State Realty Trust — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS), Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX),...
Jun 13, 2018 01:39 pm ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 5.00 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., and its HSA Bank division, announced today that it has raised its prime lending rate to 5.00 percent from 4.75 percent effective tomorrow, June 14, 2018.  ...
May 22, 2018 12:35 pm ET
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of Webster Financial Corporation Investors (WBS)
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces an investigation on behalf of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) investors concerning the Company and its directors’ and officers’ possible violations of state laws.
May 17, 2018 04:10 am ET
Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Webster Financial, Integra LifeSciences, OSI, Tivity Health, LCI Industries, and TrueCar — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS), Integra LifeSciences Holdings...
Apr 23, 2018 01:34 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Increases Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.33 per share on its common stock, an increase of $.07 from the previous $.26 per share....
Apr 19, 2018 03:30 am ET
Webster Reports First Quarter 2018 Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $78.1 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 compared to $57.3 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2017....
Mar 23, 2018 07:17 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its first quarter 2018 earnings release and conference call:...
Mar 21, 2018 01:59 pm ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.75 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that it has raised its prime lending rate to 4.75 percent from 4.50 percent effective tomorrow, March 22, 2018.  ...
Mar 08, 2018 11:30 am ET
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Webster Financial Corporation (WBS) Investors
Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces an investigation on behalf of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) investors concerning the Company and its directors’ and officers’ possible violations of state laws.
Feb 26, 2018 03:00 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within CACI International, Blackbaud, Webster Financial, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Harsco, and Affiliated Managers Group — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influen
NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of CACI International, Inc. (NYSE:CACI), Blackbaud, Inc....
Feb 14, 2018 10:30 am ET
Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its board of directors has scheduled the corporation's annual meeting of shareholders at 4 p.m., EDT, April 26, 2018 at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, Connecticut....
Jan 30, 2018 10:42 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per share on its common stock....
Jan 23, 2018 01:30 am ET
Webster Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $67.7 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2017 compared to $55.5 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2016....
Jan 08, 2018 09:35 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its fourth quarter 2017 earnings release and conference call:...
Jan 04, 2018 01:30 am ET
Webster Announces Investment in Employees and Communities
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan, 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced an acceleration of investment in its employees and the communities it serves following the passage of new federal tax reform legislation. ...
Dec 20, 2017 03:00 am ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within FLIR, Syntel, Pacific Biosciences of California, St. Joe, Blackbaud, and Webster Financial — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018
NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR), Syntel, Inc....
Dec 13, 2017 12:00 pm ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.50 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., Dec. 13, 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 4.50 percent from 4.25 percent effective tomorrow, December 14, 2017.  ...
Nov 16, 2017 08:12 am ET
Two Webster Board Members Honored
WATERBURY, Conn., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), is pleased to announce that Laurence C. Morse, Ph.D., and Lauren C. States, both members of the Webster Financial Corporation board of directors, are featured in Savoy magazine's fall issue as two of the "2017 Power 300: Most Influential Black Corporate Directors." An African-American culture, business and lifestyle magazine, Savoy will highlight the top African-American board members in its fall issue available Nov. 10. ...
Oct 24, 2017 01:15 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 24, 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 $.26 per share on its common stock....
Oct 19, 2017 04:30 am ET
Webster Reports Record Third Quarter 2017 Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $62.4 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2017 compared to $49.6 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2016....
Oct 17, 2017 01:45 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Releases Results of 2017 Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced the release of its company-run 2017 capital stress test results as required by the Dodd-Frank Act. The stress test disclosure includes the results for both Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank, and can be found on Webster's Investor Relations website under the heading "Presentations" at: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=73114&p=irol-presentations. ...
Oct 06, 2017 12:48 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its third quarter 2017 earnings release and conference call:...
Sep 19, 2017 04:30 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces CEO Succession
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that James C. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following a distinguished career with Webster spanning more than four decades, will retire from Webster and transition to non executive chairman....
Sep 18, 2017 12:39 pm ET
Webster Announces New Chief Accounting Officer
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced Albert J. Wang has been named chief accounting officer of Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank. ...
Sep 06, 2017 08:45 am ET
Webster Bank to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 6, 2017 /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, John Ciulla, president, and Glenn MacInnes, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will make a presentation from 8:15 a.m. to 8:55 a.m., on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference. ...
Aug 07, 2017 09:02 am ET
HSA Bank to Present at Baird Global Healthcare Conference
MILWAUKEE, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), announced today that Chad Wilkins, executive vice president of Webster and president of HSA Bank, and Greg Madar, chief financial officer of HSA Bank, will make a presentation from 11:25 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Robert W. Baird Global Healthcare Conference.  ...
Jul 24, 2017 04:20 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., July 24, 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 $.26 per share on its common stock....
Jul 21, 2017 04:30 am ET
Webster Reports Record Second Quarter 2017 Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $59.5 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 compared to $48.4 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016....
Jul 19, 2017 01:30 pm ET
Webster Investor Day 2017 in New York City
WATERBURY, Conn., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that it will hold Webster Investor Day 2017 for institutional investors and analysts. The event will occur on Wednesday, November 8 in New York City and will be hosted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James Smith, President John Ciulla, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Glenn MacInnes. Management presentations on business activities and strategies, with special focus on HSA Bank, will beg...
Jul 13, 2017 02:45 pm ET
Webster Bank Ranks in Top 10 Annual List of "Most Reputable Banks" Nationwide
WATERBURY, Conn., July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank was named one of the "most reputable banks" in the country, according to the 2017 Survey of Bank Reputations, conducted by the independent organization Reputation Institute. In addition, Webster also earned the highest score of any Northeast-based banks and ranked seventh overall in the United States. The annual survey measures U.S consumers' perceptions of major bank brands....
Jul 05, 2017 12:45 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its second quarter 2017 earnings release and conference call:...
Jun 14, 2017 02:25 pm ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.25 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., June 14, 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 4.25 percent from 4.00 percent effective tomorrow, June 15, 2017.  ...
May 04, 2017 11:15 am ET
Webster Executive Vice Chairman Joseph J. Savage to Retire
WATERBURY, Conn., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), parent of Webster Bank, announced today that Executive Vice Chairman Joseph J. Savage will retire effective June 30 following a distinguished 40-year career in banking, culminating in 15 years of outstanding service to Webster....
Apr 24, 2017 04:16 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Increases Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., April 24, 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 $.26 per share on its common stock, an increase of $.01 from the previous $.25 per share....
Apr 21, 2017 04:30 am ET
Webster Reports 2017 First Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $57.3 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 compared to $44.9 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2016....
Apr 10, 2017 10:00 am ET
Chief Financial Officer Named for HSA Bank
WATERBURY, Conn., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced that Gregory S. Madar has been named chief financial officer of HSA Bank effective May 2017. HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, is a leading provider of consumer-directed health savings accounts. ...
Apr 05, 2017 05:45 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its first quarter 2017 earnings release and conference call:...
Mar 15, 2017 04:20 pm ET
Webster 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.  ...
Feb 28, 2017 11:15 am ET
Blucora Appoints Two New Independent Directors
BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR), a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, today announced that it has appointed William L. Atwell and H. McIntyre “Mac” Gardner to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, at which time Mr. Atwell will also become Chairman of the Board. These appointments are designed to evolve the Blucora Board to support its previously announced transition to a technology enabled financial solutions company. These additions follow the decisions by John E...
Feb 14, 2017 08:00 am ET
Webster 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....
Jan 31, 2017 11:15 am ET
Webster 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....
Jan 26, 2017 04:00 am ET
Webster Bank Continues Longtime Use of LoanSphere MSP, Black Knight Financial Services' End-to-End Loan Servicing System
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: BKFS), a premier provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Webster Bank (NYSE: WBS), a leading regional bank living up to consumers, businesses and the community since 1935, has agreed to continue its use of LoanSphere MSP, Black Knight's industry-leading loan servicing system. MSP is a complete, scalable, end-to-end system used by financial institutions to manage all servicing processes on a single, comprehensive platform...
Jan 19, 2017 02:30 am ET
Webster 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....
Jan 04, 2017 11:02 am ET
Christopher 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 & Institutional Banking....
Dec 14, 2016 01:12 pm ET
Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 3.75 Percent
WATERBURY, Conn., Dec. 14, 2016 /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 3.75 percent from 3.50 percent effective tomorrow, December 15, 2016.  ...
Dec 14, 2016 07:39 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its fourth quarter 2016 earnings release and conference call:...
Oct 25, 2016 01:50 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 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....
Oct 21, 2016 04:30 am ET
Webster Reports 2016 Third Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $49.6 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 compared to $49.2 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2015....
Oct 18, 2016 02:36 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Releases Results of 2016 Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test
WATERBURY, Conn., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, today announced the release of its company-run 2016 capital stress test results as required by the Dodd-Frank Act. The stress test disclosure includes results for both Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank, and can be found on Webster's Investor Relations website under the heading "Presentations" http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=73114&p=irol-presentations. Webster Financial Corporation's and Webster Bank's regulatory capital ratios continue ...
Sep 19, 2016 01:01 pm ET
Webster Appoints Lauren C. States To Board Of Directors
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that Lauren C. States has been appointed to its and Webster Bank's boards of directors effective September 19, 2016.  ...
Sep 16, 2016 09:00 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its third quarter 2016 earnings release and conference call:...
Sep 06, 2016 09:00 am ET
Webster to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 6, 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 9:45 a.m. to 10:25 a.m., on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference. ...
Jul 25, 2016 03:17 pm ET
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., July 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....
Jul 20, 2016 04:30 am ET
Webster Reports 2016 Second Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $48.4 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to $49.8 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The second quarter of 2015 included a $3.7 million net tax benefit, or $0.04 per diluted share....
Jun 29, 2016 10:45 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its second quarter 2016 earnings release and conference call:...
Jun 16, 2016 09:55 am ET
Webster Financial Corporation Holds Presentation
WATERBURY, Conn., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced that the lunch presentation beginning at 12:45 PM today, as part of its Boston Investor Tour, will be available by audio webcast at the Investor Relations section of its website at www.wbst.com....
Apr 25, 2016 01:29 pm ET
Webster 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....
Apr 19, 2016 04:30 am ET
Webster 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....
Apr 05, 2016 09:30 am ET
Webster 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:...
Feb 15, 2016 04:30 am ET
Webster 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....
Feb 05, 2016 09:30 am ET
Webster 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. ...
Jan 26, 2016 09:20 am ET
Webster 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....
Jan 21, 2016 02:30 am ET
Webster 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....