First Merchants Corporation (FRME) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 03, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 18, 2020. Shareholders who purchased FRME prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that FRME has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.58, the dividend yield is 4.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FRME was $25.58, representing a -39.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.48 and a 20.77% increase over the 52 week low of $21.18.
FRME is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) and Bank of America Corporation (BAC). FRME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports FRME's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -30.27%, compared to an industry average of -20.5%.
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