First Merchants Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17,
2013. Shareholders who purchased FRME stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 66.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $16.88, the dividend yield is 1.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FRME was $16.88,
representing a -0.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $17 and a
53.87% increase over the 52 week low of $10.97.
FRME is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). FRME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.33. Zacks Investment Research reports FRME's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13%, compared to an industry
average of 2.8%.
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