Fewer pretax charges lifted United Bankshares (UBSI) in the fourth quarter.

Earnings at the $8.4 billion-asset company rose 5% from a year earlier to $21.2 million. Earnings of 42 cents a share were 1 cent below analysts' average estimate, according to Bloomberg.

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