WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Board of Directors of Washington
Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ Global Select; symbol:
WASH), today declared a quarterly dividend of 23 cents per share for the
quarter ending June 30, 2012.The dividend will be paid on
July 13, 2012 to shareholders of record on July 2, 2012.
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of The Washington
Trust Company, a state-chartered bank headquartered in Westerly, Rhode
Island.Founded in 1800, Washington
Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and is
the largest independent bank headquartered in Rhode Island. Washington
Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial
business banking, personal
banking, and wealth
management and trust services through its offices
located in Rhode Island, southeastern Connecticut and eastern
Massachusetts. The Corporation’s common stock trades on The NASDAQ
Global Select® Stock Market under the symbol WASH.Investor
information is available on the Corporation’s web site: www.washtrust.com.
Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
Elizabeth B. Eckel,
Senior Vice President
Marketing and Investor
Source: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.