Huntington Webinar Focuses on the State of the Stock Market

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington (NASDAQ: HBAN; Chief Investment Officer Randy Bateman will give an update on the stock market during a webinar that will be held Thursday, May 5 at 12:30 p.m. ET.  The webinar will include a question and answer session as well as a discussion about how world events are affecting the markets.

Bateman is a sought-after financial expert frequently interviewed by CNBC, the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.  He manages the Huntington Situs Fund and is president of Huntington Asset Advisors, Inc., the investment advisor of Huntington Funds. Bateman has more than 25 years of experience managing fiduciary accounts and is responsible for $13 billion in discretionary assets for Huntington.

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About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $53 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1866, Huntington provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage and service programs; and other financial product and services. The principal markets for these services are Huntington's six-state banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The primary distribution channels include a banking network of over 600 traditional branches and convenience branches located in grocery stores and retirement centers, and through an array of alternative distribution channels including internet and mobile banking, telephone banking, and over 1,300 ATMs. Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking franchise area and selected New England states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

You should carefully consider the investment objectives, potential risks, management fees, and charges and expenses of the Fund before investing.  The Fund's prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund, and should be read carefully before investing.  Past performance is no guarantee of future results.  The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

The funds are distributed by Unified Financial Securities. Inc.(Member FINRA) a wholly owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares, Inc. and an affiliate of Huntington Asset Advisors, Inc. the advisor to the Huntington Funds.

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