Edward Jones moves up on Fortune 500 list

Published 1:15 am Monday, June 13, 2016

From Edward Jones of Washington

Financial services firm Edward Jones moves up on the annual Fortune 500 list, as published by Fortune magazine, in its fourth appearance in four years.

Fortune magazine’s annual listing ranks the largest United States companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up an impressive 18 spots to No. 382 on this year’s list, with nearly $6.7 billion in revenue for 2015.

“Our success comes from making a significant difference in our clients’ lives,” said Edward Jones managing partner Jim Weddle. “Being a Fortune 500 firm is the result of helping meet more of our clients’ financial needs as we deliver an experience our clients need and value.”

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, 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 14,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients.