First Merchants Corp (FRME)

41.38
NASDAQ : Financial
Prev Close 41.92
Day Low/High 41.32 / 43.12
52 Wk Low/High 23.54 / 43.35
Avg Volume 174.00K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 41.25M
Market Cap 1.73B
EPS 2.00
P/E Ratio 21.17
Div & Yield 0.60 (1.40%)

Latest News

Short Interest In First Merchants Makes 48.8% Move

Short Interest In First Merchants Makes 48.8% Move

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 03/15/2017 settlement date, which shows a 290,523 share increase in total short interest for First Merchants Corp , to 886,251, an increase of 48.77% since 02/28/2017. 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.

FRME Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

FRME Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of First Merchants Corp have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $39.62, changing hands for $40.11/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

First Merchants Corporation And Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. Announce The Signing Of A Definitive Merger Agreement

First Merchants Corporation And Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. Announce The Signing Of A Definitive Merger Agreement

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) and Independent Alliance Banks, Inc.

First Merchants Corporation Elects Michael J. Fisher To Its Board Of Directors

First Merchants Corporation Elects Michael J. Fisher To Its Board Of Directors

First Merchants Corporation, a $7.2 billion dollar financial holding company, has elected Michael J.

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) declared a cash dividend on February 9, 2017 of $0.

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Results

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Results

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) reported record 4th quarter 2016 net income of $22.

First Merchants Reaches Analyst Target Price

First Merchants Reaches Analyst Target Price

In recent trading, shares of First Merchants Corp. have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $36.62, changing hands for $37.48/share.

First Merchants Corporation And The Arlington Bank Announce The Signing Of A Definitive Merger Agreement

First Merchants Corporation And The Arlington Bank Announce The Signing Of A Definitive Merger Agreement

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME), First Merchants Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Merchants Corporation, and The Arlington Bank announced they have executed a definitive merger agreement whereby The...

First Merchants Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation will report fourth quarter 2016 financial results on January 26, 2017.

First Merchants Corporation Announces A 7% Increase In Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation Announces A 7% Increase In Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) declared a cash dividend on November 15, 2016 of $0.

FRME Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

FRME Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of First Merchants Corp. have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $28.25, changing hands for $28.75/share.

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Third Quarter 2016 Results

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Third Quarter 2016 Results

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ - FRME) reported record third quarter 2016 net income of $21.

First Merchants Corporation To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation To Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation will report third quarter 2016 financial results on October 25, 2016.

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) declared a cash dividend on August 11, 2016 of $0.

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Second Quarter 2016 Results

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Second Quarter 2016 Results

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) reported record second quarter 2016 net income of $20 million, an increase of 11.

First Merchants Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation will report second quarter 2016 financial results on July 26, 2016.

Insider Trading Alert - FRME, CERN And SP Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - FRME, CERN And SP Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include FRME, CERN and SP

FRME: Insiders vs. Shorts

FRME: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 03/31/2016 settlement date, and First Merchants Corp. is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 13.34 "days to cover" versus the median component at 6.16.

First Merchants Corporation Announces A 21% Increase In Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation Announces A 21% Increase In Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) declared a cash dividend on May 2, 2016 of $0.

First Merchants Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Per Share

First Merchants Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Per Share

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) has reported first quarter 2016 net income of $17.

First Merchants Corporation To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation To Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation will report first quarter 2016 financial results on April 26, 2016.

Insider Trading Alert - PANW, OFG And FRME Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - PANW, OFG And FRME Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include PANW, OFG and FRME

Insider Trading Alert - CAVM, FRME And REIS Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - CAVM, FRME And REIS Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include CAVM, FRME and REIS

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) declared a cash dividend on February 9, 2016 of $0.

Short Interest In First Merchants Drops 37.6%

Short Interest In First Merchants Drops 37.6%

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 01/15/2016 settlement date, which shows a 671,222 share decrease in total short interest for First Merchants Corp. , to 1,113,806, a decrease of 37.60% since 12/31/2015.

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record 2015 Net Income

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record 2015 Net Income

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) has recorded 2015 record net income of $65.

Will Insiders Be Tempted To Buy More FRME At The New 52-Week Low?

Will Insiders Be Tempted To Buy More FRME At The New 52-Week Low?

In trading on Monday, shares of First Merchants Corp. touched a new 52-week low of $21.34/share.

First Merchants Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation To Report Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results, Host Conference Call And Web Cast

First Merchants Corporation will report fourth quarter 2015 financial results on January 28, 2016.