StellarOne Corporation Declares Cash Dividend

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 27, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StellarOne Corporation (Nasdaq:STEL) (StellarOne), announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.04 per share payable on February 25, 2011 to shareholders of record on February 7, 2011. The payment represents an annual yield to shareholders of approximately 1.1% based on the closing price of StellarOne stock on January 26, 2011.

About StellarOne

StellarOne Corporation is a traditional community bank offering a full range of business and consumer banking services, including trust and wealth management services. Its sole banking subsidiary, StellarOne Bank, operates 56 full-service financial centers, one loan production office, and 66 ATMs serving the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley, Shenandoah Valley, and Central and North Central Virginia.

CONTACT: Jeffrey W. Farrar, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of StellarOne Corporation (434) 964-2217 JFarrar@StellarOne.com