AKRON, Ohio, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share on the Company's common stock, unchanged from last quarter, payable June 18, 2012, to shareholders of record on June 4, 2012.
FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of $14.7 billion as of March 31, 2012 and 205 banking offices and 213 ATMs in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Chicago, Illinois areas. FirstMerit provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. FirstMerit was named a 2011 Greenwich Associates Small Business Banking Excellence Award winner in two national categories, Financial Stability and Treasury Management – Customer Service, and was recognized for Treasury Management – Overall Satisfaction in the Midwest for Middle Market Banking. Principal wholly-owned subsidiaries include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A., FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation, FirstMerit Title Agency, Ltd., and FirstMerit Community Development Corporation.FirstMerit CorporationAnalysts: Thomas O'Malley/Investor Relations Officer Phone: 330.384.7109 Media Contact: Robert Townsend/Media Relations OfficerPhone: 330.384.7075 SOURCE FirstMerit Corporation