|Day Low/High||21.27 / 21.64|
|52 Wk Low/High||15.33 / 23.15|
FULT FMER MAN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, November 26, 2014
WSR FMER ITC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, 2014
J.P. Morgan (JPM) downgraded FirstMerit (FMER) to "neutral."
Investors in FirstMerit Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the August 16th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FMER options chain for the new August 16th contracts and identified the following call contract of particular interest.
AEG FMER ATO are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 22, 2014, 4:00 AM ET
Firstmerit was a leading decliner within the financial sector, falling $0.98 (-4.9%) to $19.08 on heavy volume
Financial advisers used to see small-cap stocks outperforming bigger stocks but that view may be changing.
Stocks with insider trader activity include BID, FMER and GEVA
Investors in FirstMerit Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the April 19th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FMER options chain for the new April 19th contracts and identified the following put contract of particular interest.
CG FMER UHS are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 5:00 AM ET
Bank stocks end little changed as investors consider an upbeat ADP employment report and look ahead to the official numbers on Friday.
Following an 11% decline, FirstMerit shares trade at a 'noticeable discount' to peers, according to Oppenheimer analyst Terry McEvoy.
In trading on Wednesday, shares of FirstMerit Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $21.03, changing hands as low as $20.50 per share. FirstMerit Corp shares are currently trading off about 1.4% on the day.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of FirstMerit Corp were yielding above the 3% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.64), with the stock changing hands as low as $21.04 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component FirstMerit Corp was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Jabil Circuit, Inc. , according to The Online Investor.
Investors in FirstMerit Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the February 2014 expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FMER options chain for the new February 2014 contracts and identified the following call contract of particular interest.
The commercial arena is recovering, and these have heavy exposure
First Trust Nasdaq ABA Community Bank index fund has 108 publicly traded community banks. With this index at a multi-year high, it's time to book profits.
SLGN FMER CTB IPG MCK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Nov. 27, 2013
While saying the sector is 'fairly value,' Oppenheimer analyst Terry McEvoy still sees plenty of growth potential for some bank stocks.
FirstMerit has been putting up solid earnings while gaining market share "without giving away the store," according to JPMorgan analyst Steven Alexopoulos.
HL FMER DNKN SYMC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Aug. 22, 2013
Bank stock-picking is getting a bit more tricky in a very hot stock market for financial names.
Most bank merger deals over the next year should range between $100 million and $500 million.
Firstmerit (Nasdaq:FMER) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $20.56, above its previous 52-week high of $20.48 with 672,479 shares traded as of 12:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.6 million shares over the past 30 days.
Firstmerit (Nasdaq:FMER) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $19.80, above its previous 52-week high of $19.79 with 543,144 shares traded as of 11:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.5 million shares over the past 30 days.
SMG FMER AIZ KEY JNJ are going ex-dividend tomorrow, May 23, 2013
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 04/30/2013 settlement date, which shows a 13,295,860 share decrease in total short interest for FirstMerit Corp , to 5,650,899, a decrease of 70.17% since 04/15/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
The trend of meeting EPS estimates through expense cuts could signal a rough period for regional banks, but there are still some undervalued shares.
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