April 22 - The board of directors of Salt Lake City-based Zions Bancorp. (NASDAQ: ZION) has declared a regular quarterly dividend on its outstanding common stock of 4 cents per common share, an increase from the previous dividend of 1 cent per common share. The dividend is payable May 30, 2013, to shareholders of record on May 23, 2013. The board of directors also declared the regular quarterly cash dividends on the company's various perpetual preferred shares. The cash dividends on the series A, C, F and G shares are payable on June 15, 2013, to shareholders of record on June 1, 2013.
Zions Bancorp. is one of the nation's premier financial services companies, consisting of a collection of eight great banks in select western U.S. markets with combined total assets exceeding $50 billion. Zions operates its banking businesses under local management teams and community identities in 10 western and southwestern states: Amegy Bank of Texas, California Bank & Trust, National Bank of Arizona, Nevada State Bank, The Commerce Bank of Oregon, The Commerce Bank of Washington, Vectra Bank Colorado (and New Mexico), and Zions First National Bank (Utah and Idaho). The company is a national leader in Small Business Administration lending and public finance advisory services, and received 13 "Excellence" awards by Greenwich Associates for the 2012 survey. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices. Investor information and links to subsidiary banks can be accessed at www.zionsbancorporation.com.