Edward Jones makes prestigious list
Financial services firm Edward Jones has made it into the Fortune 500, as published by Fortune magazine.
The magazine's annual listing ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones debuts on this year's list at No. 491, with more than $5 billion in revenue for 2012.
Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work.
The firm's 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals.
In January 2013, for the 14th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine in its annual listing.
Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Jim Rowan is an Edward Jones financial advisor in Moncks Corner.