Business news of local interest
Escape Altoona now open with safety measures
Escape Altoona, 820 12th St., is now open for business and is following protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure a safe environment for the community.
The escape room is open by appointment only.
For more information, go to www.escapealtoona.com.
Edward Jones recognized with satisfaction rating
For the 11th time, financial services firm Edward Jones ranks “Highest in Employee Adviser Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms’ by J.D. Power.
Edward Jones financial advisers gave the highest satisfaction ratings in all the six study categories, with an overall score of 920 points out of 1,000. This compares to the employee average of 711. Edward Jones was among the seven employee channel firms captured in the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
Local Edward Jones financial advisers are J.T. Tidd, John Barton and John Biesinger in Hollidaysburg and Michael Harris, Jeff Smithbower, Katlin Webb, Paul Rhule and Vicki Karns in Altoona.
F.N.B. Corp. declares dividend
The board of directors of F.N.B. Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $18.13 per share on F.N.B. Corp.’s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series E. The dividend is payable on
Aug. 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 31.
The board of directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share on F.N.B. Corp.’s common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 4.
The company has total assets of more than $35 billion and approximately 350 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.