MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp.'s (NYSE:FHN) board of directors has approved payment of a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $.01 per share. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2011, to the common shareholders of record on March 11, 2011. This marks a return to paying the quarterly dividend in cash. Since Oct. 1, 2008, First Horizon has distributed its quarterly dividend in the form of stock dividends.
About First Horizon
The 5,400 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide financial services through more than 180 bank locations in and around Tennessee and 18 FTN Financial Group offices in the U.S. and abroad. First Tennessee has the leading combined market deposit share in the counties where it does business and one of the highest customer retention rates of any bank in the country. FTN Financial is an industry leader in fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. FHN has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers by AARP and Working Mother magazines. More information is available at .
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