First Merchants Corporation (FRME) Dividends



First Merchants Corporation (FRME)

Today's Latest Price: $39.67 USD

0.73 (-1.81%)

Updated Jan 21 11:57am

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 60 in Midwest Regional Banks

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • FRME's trailing 12 month dividends has averaged an annual growth rate of 7.4%.
  • FRME reports a compound annual dividend growth rate of 0.33% over the past 5.51 years.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with FRME's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: APD, PLD, ATAX, JCS and FIS.
FRME Ex-Dividend Date
FRME Dividend Yield
2.57%
FRME Annual Dividend
$1.04
FRME Payout Ratio

FRME Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$39.67$28.39 -20.72%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. In the case of FRME, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 20.72% relative to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of FRME, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Compared to other dividend issuers in the mid-sized market cap category, FRME's beta -- a measure of volatility relative to the market at large -- is lower than 67.57% of them.
  • Based on dividend growth rate, FRME boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than 82.3% of the dividend issuers in our set.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Financial Services sector, FRME's equity discount rate is less than 71.32% of those stocks.

FRME Dividend Chart


FRME Dividend History

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FRME Dividends vs. Peers

FRME's dividend yield currently ranks #34 of 68 vs. its peers in the Midwest Regional Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 TFSL TFS Financial Corporation 5.89%
2 MSBI Midland States Bancorp, Inc. 5.36%
3 CIZN Citizens Holding Company 4.75%
4 FFBC First Financial Bancorp. 4.50%
5 MBTF M B T Financial Corp 4.47%
6 PEBO Peoples Bancorp Inc. 4.46%
7 BFIN BankFinancial Corporation 4.39%
8 WSBF Waterstone Financial, Inc. 4.21%
9 MFNC Mackinac Financial Corporation 4.21%
10 ATLO Ames National Corporation 4.11%
11 HBAN Huntington Bancshares Incorporated 4.09%
12 IBCP Independent Bank Corporation 3.99%
13 MBWM Mercantile Bank Corporation 3.89%
14 BUSE First Busey Corporation 3.73%
15 PRK Park National Corporation 3.65%
16 ASB Associated Banc-Corp 3.62%
17 MCBC Macatawa Bank Corporation 3.60%
18 FITB Fifth Third Bancorp 3.45%
19 PFC Premier Financial Corp. 3.39%
20 FBIZ First Business Financial Services, Inc. 3.36%
21 GFED Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. 3.28%
22 CHFC Chemical Financial Corporation 3.24%
23 MFSF MutualFirst Financial Inc. 3.22%
24 TCF TCF Financial Corporation 3.21%
25 FMNB Farmers National Banc Corp. 3.18%
26 ONB Old National Bancorp 3.10%
27 FMBI First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. 3.09%
28 LARK Landmark Bancorp Inc. 3.09%
29 MBCN Middlefield Banc Corp. 3.02%
30 COFS ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. 3.01%
31 FMAO Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. 2.82%
32 SRCE 1st Source Corporation 2.63%
33 CFFN Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. 2.59%
34 FRME First Merchants Corporation 2.57%
35 HWBK Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. 2.57%
36 SFNC Simmons First National Corporation 2.57%
37 THFF First Financial Corporation Indiana 2.57%
38 SBFG SB Financial Group, Inc. 2.43%
39 FMBH First Mid Bancshares, Inc. 2.31%
40 MBFI MB Financial Inc. 2.27%
41 GABC German American Bancorp, Inc. 2.22%
42 NBHC National Bank Holdings Corporation 2.22%
43 ICBK County Bancorp, Inc. 2.01%
44 LKFN Lakeland Financial Corporation 2.00%
45 CZWI Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc. 1.92%
46 SMBC Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. 1.88%
47 ALTA Altabancorp 1.86%
48 EBMT Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. 1.85%
49 MSFG MainSource Financial Group, Inc. 1.82%
50 FCAP First Capital, Inc. 1.69%
51 WTFC Wintrust Financial Corporation 1.63%
52 BKMU Bank Mutual Corporation 1.58%
53 CBSH Commerce Bancshares, Inc. 1.57%
54 FFWM First Foundation Inc. 1.31%
55 BFC Bank First Corporation 1.22%
56 FSFG First Savings Financial Group, Inc. 1.14%
57 LEVL Level One Bancorp, Inc. 1.00%
58 INBK First Internet Bancorp 0.79%
59 BY Byline Bancorp, Inc. 0.73%
60 CASH Meta Financial Group, Inc. 0.51%
61 OSBC Old Second Bancorp, Inc. 0.37%
62 GWB Great Western Bancorp, Inc. 0.17%
63 PVTB PrivateBancorp, Inc. 0.07%
64 NCBS Nicolet Bankshares Inc. 0.00%
65 FCFP First Community Financial Partners, Inc. 0.00%
66 EQBK Equity Bancshares, Inc. - 0.00%
67 BWB Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
68 CBCYB Central Bancompany, Inc. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on FRME dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on First Merchants Corp and its dividends:

First Merchants Corp Common Stock (FRME) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for First Merchants Corp (FRME) - Dividend Investor
First Merchants Corp (FRME) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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