WASHINGTON, D.C. and CHARLESTON, WV - United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI) (“United”), today reported record earnings for the year of 2022 of $379.6 million as compared to earnings of $367.7 million for the year of 2021. Earnings per diluted share for the year of 2022 were $2.80 as compared to earnings per diluted share of $2.83 for the year of 2021. Earnings for the fourth quarter of 2022 were $99.8 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, as compared to earnings of $102.6 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2022.
“With strong performance in the fourth quarter, 2022 finishes as one of the best years in our company’s long history,” stated Richard M. Adams, Jr., United’s Chief Executive Officer. “Record earnings, record loan growth, and one of the best Total Shareholder Returns in the industry highlight the year’s results. Looking ahead to 2023, our strong profitability, robust capital, disciplined expense control, and conservative credit culture have us well-positioned for success.”
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