FirstMerit Corporation (FMER) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2014


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FirstMerit Corporation ( FMER ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FMER stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that FMER has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.58, the dividend yield is 3.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FMER was $17.58, representing a -25.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.51 and a 3.08% increase over the 52 week low of $17.05.

FMER is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). FMER's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports FMER's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.59%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FMER Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: FMER , WFC , JPM

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