LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 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 January 14, 2011 to shareholders of record as of January 3, 2011.

Fulton Financial Corporation, a $16.4 billion Lancaster, Pa.-based financial holding company, has 3,850 employees and operates 271 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia through seven affiliate banks.

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