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United Bankshares (NASDAQ:UBSI) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday , Analyst Ratings Net reports. The stock traded as high as $33.35 and last traded at $33.34, with a volume of 54,990 shares. The stock had previously closed at $33.30.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $32.02 and its 200-day moving average is $30.79. The company has a market cap of $2.298 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.43.

United Bankshares (NASDAQ:UBSI) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. Analysts expect that United Bankshares will post $1.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.84%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 10th.

United Bankshares, Inc (NASDAQ:UBSI) is a bank holding company.

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