FirstMerit Corp (FMER)

21.61
0.37 1.74
NASDAQ : Financial
Prev Close 21.24
Open 21.31
Day Low/High 21.27 / 21.64
52 Wk Low/High 15.33 / 23.15
Volume 617.08K
Avg Volume 1.07M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 166.17M
Market Cap 3.59B
EPS 1.30
P/E Ratio 16.25
Div & Yield 0.68 (3.10%)
Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FULT, FMER, MAN

Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FULT, FMER, MAN

FULT FMER MAN are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: WSR, FMER, ITC

Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: WSR, FMER, ITC

WSR FMER ITC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, 2014

Analysts' Actions: McDonald's, Xilinx, Microsoft, DuPont, More

Analysts' Actions: McDonald's, Xilinx, Microsoft, DuPont, More

Here are today's top research calls.

Will This Analyst Downgrade Hurt FirstMerit (FMER) Stock Today?

Will This Analyst Downgrade Hurt FirstMerit (FMER) Stock Today?

J.P. Morgan (JPM) downgraded FirstMerit (FMER) to "neutral."

Interesting FMER Call Options For August 16th

Interesting FMER Call Options For August 16th

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.

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: AEG, FMER, ATO

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: AEG, FMER, ATO

AEG FMER ATO are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 22, 2014, 4:00 AM ET

Firstmerit Corp (FMER): Today's Featured Financial Laggard

Firstmerit Corp (FMER): Today's Featured Financial Laggard

Firstmerit was a leading decliner within the financial sector, falling $0.98 (-4.9%) to $19.08 on heavy volume

Are You Holding Small Stocks? You May Not Get Big Returns

Are You Holding Small Stocks? You May Not Get Big Returns

Financial advisers used to see small-cap stocks outperforming bigger stocks but that view may be changing.

Insider Trading Alert - BID, FMER And GEVA Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - BID, FMER And GEVA Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include BID, FMER and GEVA

First Week of April 19th Options Trading For FirstMerit (FMER)

First Week of April 19th Options Trading For FirstMerit (FMER)

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.

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: CG, FMER, UHS

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: CG, FMER, UHS

CG FMER UHS are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 5:00 AM ET

Most Bank Stocks Trade Sideways As Investors Consider ADP Report

Most Bank Stocks Trade Sideways As Investors Consider ADP Report

Bank stocks end little changed as investors consider an upbeat ADP employment report and look ahead to the official numbers on Friday.

FirstMerit Stock Has 32% Upside, Says Oppenheimer

FirstMerit Stock Has 32% Upside, Says Oppenheimer

Following an 11% decline, FirstMerit shares trade at a 'noticeable discount' to peers, according to Oppenheimer analyst Terry McEvoy.

FirstMerit Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FMER

FirstMerit Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FMER

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.

FMER Dividend Yield Pushes Above 3%

FMER Dividend Yield Pushes Above 3%

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.

FirstMerit Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Jabil Circuit

FirstMerit Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Jabil Circuit

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.

First Week of February 2014 Options Trading For FirstMerit (FMER)

First Week of February 2014 Options Trading For FirstMerit (FMER)

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.

Get In on This Real Estate Rebound

The commercial arena is recovering, and these have heavy exposure

Book Profits in Community Bank Stocks

Book Profits in Community Bank Stocks

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.

5 With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: SLGN, FMER, CTB, IPG, MCK

5 With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: SLGN, FMER, CTB, IPG, MCK

SLGN FMER CTB IPG MCK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Nov. 27, 2013

4 Top Bank Picks for Earnings Season From Oppenheimer

4 Top Bank Picks for Earnings Season From Oppenheimer

While saying the sector is 'fairly value,' Oppenheimer analyst Terry McEvoy still sees plenty of growth potential for some bank stocks.

This Regional Bank Shines With Profits, Growth: JPM

This Regional Bank Shines With Profits, Growth: JPM

FirstMerit has been putting up solid earnings while gaining market share "without giving away the store," according to JPMorgan analyst Steven Alexopoulos.

4 With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: HL, FMER, DNKN, SYMC

4 With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: HL, FMER, DNKN, SYMC

HL FMER DNKN SYMC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Aug. 22, 2013

7 Undervalued Regional Bank Stocks From Oppenheimer

7 Undervalued Regional Bank Stocks From Oppenheimer

Bank stock-picking is getting a bit more tricky in a very hot stock market for financial names.

Expect Wave of Smaller Bank M&A Deals to Continue: Jefferies

Expect Wave of Smaller Bank M&A Deals to Continue: Jefferies

Most bank merger deals over the next year should range between $100 million and $500 million.

Firstmerit Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FMER)

Firstmerit Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FMER)

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 Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FMER)

Firstmerit Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FMER)

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.

5 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: SMG, FMER, AIZ, KEY, JNJ

5 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: SMG, FMER, AIZ, KEY, JNJ

SMG FMER AIZ KEY JNJ are going ex-dividend tomorrow, May 23, 2013

FirstMerit Stock Sees Short Interest Fall 70.2%

FirstMerit Stock Sees Short Interest Fall 70.2%

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.

3 Top Picks in Regional Banks: Oppenheimer

3 Top Picks in Regional Banks: Oppenheimer

The trend of meeting EPS estimates through expense cuts could signal a rough period for regional banks, but there are still some undervalued shares.