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MIDLAND, Mich., Nov. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFC) today announced that the Board of Directors of the Corporation declared a fourth quarter 2016 cash dividend on its common stock of $0.27 per share. The fourth quarter 2016 dividend will be payable on December 16, 2016, to shareholders of record on December 2, 2016. The ex-dividend date is November 30, 2016. Chemical Financial Corporation is the largest banking company headquartered and operating branch offices in Michigan. The Corporation operates through its subsidiary banks, Chemical Bank and Talmer Bank and Trust, with 255 banking offices located primarily in Michigan, Northeast Ohio and other contiguous states. At September 30, 2016, the Corporation had total assets of $17.4 billion. Chemical Financial Corporation's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol CHFC and is one of the issues comprising The NASDAQ Global Select Market and the S&P MidCap 400 Index. More information about the Corporation is available by visiting the investor relations section of its website at www.chemicalbank.com.