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United Bankshares Q2 Profit Tops Estimates - Quick Facts

(RTTNews) - United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI) reported second quarter earnings per share of $0.44 compared to $0.66, last year. On average, five analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.43, for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

Second quarter tax-equivalent net interest income was $171.6 million, an increase of 13% year-on-year due mainly to an increase in average earning assets from the Carolina Financial acquisition. Noninterest income was $88.4 million, an increase of 122% from previous year. Analysts expected revenue of $220.5 million for the quarter.

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