PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:UMPQ), parent company of
Umpqua Bank and Strand, Atkinson, Williams & York, Inc., today
announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash
dividend of $0.18 per common share. The dividend is payable on January
16, 2007, to shareholders of record as of December 29, 2006.
About Umpqua Holdings Corporation
Umpqua Bank, headquartered in Roseburg, Ore., is a subsidiary of
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:UMPQ) and has 131 locations
between Sacramento, Calif., and Bellevue, Wash., along the Oregon and
Northern California Coast and in Central Oregon. Umpqua Bank has been
recognized for its innovative customer experience and creative
strategy by leading national publications, including the Wall Street
Journal, New York Times, BusinessWeek, Fast Company and CNBC. Umpqua
Holdings also owns retail brokerage subsidiary Strand, Atkinson,
Williams & York, Inc., which has locations in Umpqua Bank stores and
in dedicated offices throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Umpqua Bank's Private Client Services Division provides tailored
financial services and products to individual customers. Umpqua
Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Portland, Ore. For more
information, visit www.umpquabank.com.
Source: Umpqua Holdings Corporation