LANCASTER, Pa., Oct. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fulton Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FULT) today announced that it will distribute its third quarter earnings news release and accompanying charts on Tuesday, October 19 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Corporation will host its quarterly conference call with analysts who cover the company on Wednesday, October 20 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. R. Scott Smith, Jr., chairman and CEO, will host the call. He will be joined by E. Philip Wenger, president and COO, and Charles J. Nugent, senior executive vice president and CFO. 

The live webcast of this call can be heard by going to Fulton Financial Corporation's website, www.fult.com , selecting the Investor Relations tab and clicking on the link to the webcast.   The webcast will be archived on the company's website for 30 days following the call.

Fulton Financial Corporation is a financial holding company that operates 271 banking offices in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia through the following affiliates: Fulton Bank, N.A., Lancaster, PA; Swineford National Bank, Middleburg, PA; Lafayette Ambassador Bank, Easton, PA; FNB Bank, N.A., Danville, PA; Delaware National Bank, Georgetown, DE; The Bank, Woodbury, NJ; Skylands Community Bank, Hackettstown, NJ; and The Columbia Bank, Columbia, MD.

The Corporation's additional financial services providers include Fulton Financial Advisors, Lancaster, PA and Clermont Wealth Strategies, Lancaster, PA. Residential mortgage lending is offered by all banks through Fulton Mortgage Company.

Additional information on Fulton Financial Corporation is available on the Internet at www.fult.com .
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