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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 5, 2012

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland 1-34073 31-0724920
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
41 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio   43287
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   614-480-8300

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On January 6, 2012, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (the Corporation) announced that the board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Floating Rate Series B Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock of $1.5469 per share. The dividend is payable January 17, 2012, to shareholders of record on January 1, 2012.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits:

Exhibit 99.1 - Press release, dated January 6, 2012.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
January 6, 2012   By:   Donald R. Kimble
        Name: Donald R. Kimble
        Title: Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release dated January 6, 2012