LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fulton Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FULT) will pay a quarterly cash dividend of three cents per share on its common stock on October 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of October 4, 2010.

Fulton Financial Corporation, a $16.6 billion Lancaster, Pa.-based financial holding company, has 3,950 employees and operates 271 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia through eight affiliate banks.

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