FirstMerit Corporation (FMER) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013

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FirstMerit Corporation ( FMER ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FMER stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that FMER has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.23, the dividend yield is 2.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FMER was $23.23, representing a -1.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.51 and a 69.31% increase over the 52 week low of $13.72.

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 $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports FMER's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.19%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.

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.

Interested in gaining exposure to FMER through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FMER as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF ( KBWR )
  • First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund ( QABA )
  • SPDR Bank ETF ( KBE )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWR with an increase of 12.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FMER at 2.96%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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