First Merchants Corporation (FRME): Price and Financial Metrics

First Merchants Corporation (FRME): $42.05

-0.91 (-2.12%)

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FRME Stock Summary

  • First Merchants Corp's stock had its IPO on February 25, 1992, making it an older stock than 81.31% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of First Merchants Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.9% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 7.31 for First Merchants Corp; that's greater than it is for 84.86% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to First Merchants Corp are FFNW, UBOH, GRBK, BKE, and AMRC.
  • Visit FRME's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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FRME Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.05 52-week high $45.29
Prev. close $42.96 52-week low $21.18
Day low $41.58 Volume 205,612
Day high $43.05 Avg. volume 182,213
50-day MA $39.80 Dividend yield 2.42%
200-day MA $30.26 Market Cap 2.28B

First Merchants Corporation (FRME) Company Bio

First Merchants Corporation provides community banking services in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio counties. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Muncie, Indiana.

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First Merchants Corporation Elects Susan Brooks, Mark Hardwick to Its Board of Directors

MUNCIE, Ind., Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Merchants Corporation, a $14.1 billion financial holding company, has elected Susan Brooks and Mark Hardwick to the Board of Directors of First Merchants Corporation and First Merchants Bank. Brooks represented Indiana's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Hardwick is Chief Executive Officer of First Merchants Corporation and First Merchants Bank. Both Ms. Brooks and Mr. Hardwick will be on the ballot for continuing terms at the Corporation’s Annual Shareholder Meeting in May 2021. “First Merchants' Board of Directors is happy to welcome Mr. Hardwick and Ms. Brooks, both of whom are exemplary leaders, to our board,” said Board Chairman Charles E. Schalliol. “I believe First Merchants shareholders and ...

Yahoo | February 11, 2021

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

MUNCIE, Ind., Feb. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Merchants Corporation declared a cash dividend on February 9, 2021 of $0.26 per share. The dividend is payable on March 19, 2021, to shareholders of record as of March 5, 2021. For purposes of broker trading, the ex-date of the cash dividend is March 4, 2021. About First Merchants Corporation: First Merchants Corporation is a financial holding company headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. The Corporation has one full-service bank charter, First Merchants Bank. The Bank also operates as First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors (as a division of First Merchants Bank). First Merchants Corporation’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market System under the symbol FRME. Quotations are carried in daily newspapers and can be fou...

Yahoo | February 10, 2021

First Merchants Corporation -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of First Merchants Corporation

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of First Merchants CorporationGlobal Credit Research - 05 Feb 2021New York, February 05, 2021 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of First Merchants Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 2 February 2021 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. Since 1 January 2019, Moody's practice has been to issue a press release following each periodic review to ...

Yahoo | February 5, 2021

First Merchants Corporation (FRME) CEO Mark Hardwick on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

First Merchants Corporation (FRME) Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call January 28, 2021 2:30 PM ET Company Participants Mark Hardwick - Chief Executive Officer Mike Stewart - President John Martin - Chief Credit Officer Michele Kawiecki - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Scott Siefers - Piper Sandler Daniel Tamayo -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 29, 2021

First Merchants Corporation 2020 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by First Merchants Corporation in conjunction with their 2020 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 28, 2021

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FRME Price Returns

1-mo 10.77%
3-mo 22.07%
6-mo 63.94%
1-year 18.04%
3-year 7.85%
5-year 110.28%
YTD 12.40%
2020 -6.93%
2019 24.61%
2018 -16.93%
2017 13.63%
2016 51.07%

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