/c O R R E C T I O N -- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated/

In the news release, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated Declares Quarterly Cash Dividends on Its Preferred Stock, issued 21-Oct-2009 by Huntington Bancshares Incorporated over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, last sentence, should read "The dividend is payable January 15, 2010, to shareholders of record on January 1, 2010" rather than "The dividend is payable January 15, 2009, to shareholders of record on January 1, 2010" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated Declares Quarterly Cash Dividends on Its Preferred Stock

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated today announced that the board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock (Nasdaq: HBANP) of $21.25 per share. The dividend is payable January 15, 2010, to shareholders of record on January 1, 2010.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $52 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Huntington has more than 143 years of serving the financial needs of its customers. Huntington's banking subsidiary, The Huntington National Bank, provides innovative retail and commercial financial products and services through over 600 regional banking offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Huntington also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its technologically advanced, 24-hour telephone bank; and through its network of almost 1,400 ATMs. The Auto Finance and Dealer Services group offers automobile loans to consumers and commercial loans to automobile dealers through offices located in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Selected financial service activities are also conducted in other states including: Private Financial Group offices in Florida; and Mortgage Banking offices in Maryland and New Jersey. International banking services are made available through the headquarters office in Columbus, a limited purpose office located in the Cayman Islands, and another located in Hong Kong.

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