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First Merchants Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:FRME)

Consensus Ratings for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $27.25 (9.44% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
1/29/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price Target$28.50 -> $27.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/29/2016StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/16/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$27.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/28/2015FIG PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/24/2015Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/2/2014 forward)
Earnings History for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/21/2016        
4/26/2016Q116$0.41$0.43$73.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016Q415$0.44$0.37$69.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q315$0.44$0.45$67.93 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015Q215$0.45$0.47$65.13 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015Q115$0.42$0.43$64.14 million$63.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2015Q414$0.42$0.41$65.00 million$65.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2014Q3$0.43$0.45ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2014Q214$0.36$0.41$269.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014Q114$0.40$0.38$61.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2014Q413$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2013Q313$0.35$0.35$50.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.32$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.39$0.42$0.40
Q2 20162$0.46$0.48$0.47
Q3 20163$0.48$0.50$0.49
Q4 20162$0.49$0.50$0.50
Q1 20172$0.47$0.48$0.48
Q2 20172$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20173$0.51$0.54$0.52
Q4 20172$0.53$0.55$0.54
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/3/2016quarterly$0.142.22%6/1/20166/3/20166/17/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2016quarterly$0.112%3/2/20163/4/20163/18/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/19/2015quarterly$0.111.63%12/2/201512/4/201512/18/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/17/2015quarterly$0.111.67%9/2/20159/4/20159/18/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015quarterly$0.111.96%6/3/20156/5/20156/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2015quarterly$0.081.42%3/5/20153/9/20153/20/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/14/2014quarterly$0.081.45%12/3/201412/5/201412/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/15/2014quarterly$0.081.59%9/3/20149/5/20149/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/18/2014quarterly$0.081.49%6/4/20146/6/20146/20/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/14/2014quarterly$0.050.96%3/5/20143/7/20143/21/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/2013quarterly$0.050.99%12/4/201312/6/201312/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/22/2013quarterly$0.051.1%9/4/20139/6/20139/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/9/2013quarterly$0.051.33%5/30/20136/3/20136/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/5/2013quarterly$0.033/13/20133/15/20133/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2013quarterly$0.030.79%2/28/20133/4/20133/18/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/1/2016Patrick A ShermanDirectorBuy19$25.95$493.05View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2016Roderick EnglishDirectorSell2,500$24.90$62,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/2/2016Gary LehmanDirectorBuy65$25.64$1,666.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Gary LehmanDirectorBuy71$23.38$1,659.98View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Jeffrey B LorentsonSVPBuy15$20.04$300.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Michael J StewartEVPBuy45$20.04$901.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/23/2016Roderick EnglishDirectorSell1,500$23.29$34,935.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/1/2016Patrick A. ShermanDirectorBuy22$22.34$491.48View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2016Charles E. SchalliolDirectorBuy1,000$22.52$22,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/1/2016Gary LehmanDirectorBuy75$22.26$1,669.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/31/2015Michael J StewartEVPBuy47$22.38$1,051.86View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/14/2015Michael R BecherDirectorBuy150$25.36$3,804.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/23/2015Kimberly J EllingtonSVPSell1,600$23.62$37,792.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/27/2015Roderick EnglishDirectorSell3,000$22.73$68,190.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2014Terry L WalkerDirectorBuy1,000$22.23$22,230.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/18/2014Charles E SchalliolDirectorBuy1,000$20.22$20,220.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/29/2014Roderick EnglishDirectorSell4,500$21.31$95,895.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/13/2014William HoyDirectorSell2,473$21.94$54,257.62View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/9/2013Terry WalkerDirectorSell6,125$21.38$130,952.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/3/2013John MartinSVPSell5,981$20.55$122,909.55View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/20/2013Mark HardwickEVPSell2,332$17.24$40,203.68View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/21/2013Roderick EnglishDirectorSell2,000$16.79$33,580.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/20/2013Michael J StewartEVPSell12,300$17.00$209,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2013John MartinSVPSell1,099$14.81$16,276.19View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2013Mark K HardwickEVPSell3,280$14.81$48,576.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2013Michael C RechinPresidentSell4,725$14.81$69,977.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for First Merchants Corp. (NASDAQ:FRME)
DateHeadline
06/24/16 07:43 AMFirst Merchants Corp. (Indiana) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FRME-US : June 24, 2016 -
05/11/16 03:23 PMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
05/06/16 09:56 AMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
05/02/16 02:50 PMFirst Merchants Corporation Announces a 21% Increase in Cash Dividend - [at noodls] - MUNCIE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) declared a cash dividend on May 2, 2016 of $0.14 per share, a 21% increase over the prior quarter. The dividend is payable on ...
05/02/16 02:43 PMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Statement -
04/28/16 10:59 AMFirst Merchants Corp. (Indiana) :FRME-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
04/26/16 06:51 PMEdited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-16 6:30pm GMT -
04/26/16 09:02 AMFirst Merchants Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Per Share - [at noodls] - MUNCIE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) has reported first quarter 2016 net income of $17.7 million, compared to $16.2 million during the same period in 2015. Earnings ...
04/26/16 09:00 AMFirst Merchants posts 1Q profit -
04/26/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 First Merchants Corp Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied -
04/12/16 09:41 AMFirst 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. The Corporation will host a first quarter 2016 earnings conference call and web cast at 2:30 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. To participate, dial (Toll ...
03/07/16 07:17 AMFirst Merchants Corp. (Indiana) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FRME-US : March 7, 2016 -
02/29/16 11:55 AMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
02/01/16 12:08 PMFirst Merchants Corp. (Indiana) Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers -
01/30/16 12:07 PMFirst Merchants Reports Record Income - Muncie-based First Merchants Corp. (Nasdaq: FRME) is reporting net income of $65.4 million in ... two acquisitions and increased digital banking capacity contributed to the record success. The company is also reporting fourth quarter 2015 net income ...
01/28/16 04:49 PMEdited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jan-16 7:30pm GMT -
01/28/16 12:25 PMFirst Merchants posts 4Q profit - (AP) _ First Merchants Corp. (FRME) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income ... The bank posted revenue of $64.8 million in the period. For the year, the company reported profit of $65.4 million, or $1.72 per share. Revenue was reported as $268.9 ...
01/28/16 09:25 AMFirst Merchants Corporation Announces Record 2015 Net Income - [at noodls] - MUNCIE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) has recorded 2015 record net income of $65.4 million, an increase of $5.2 million over 2014 net income of $60.2 million. Earnings ...
01/28/16 09:19 AMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi -
01/28/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 First Merchants Corp Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied -
01/14/16 07:36 AMFirst Merchants Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Web Cast - [at noodls] - MUNCIE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Merchants Corporation will report fourth quarter 2015 financial results on January 28, 2016. The Corporation will host a fourth quarter 2015 earnings conference call ...
12/31/15 03:04 PMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events -
12/08/15 12:17 PMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Financials -
12/08/15 08:02 AMFirst Merchants Corp. (Indiana) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : December 8, 2015 -
11/26/15 05:00 AMIs First Merchants Corporation (FRME) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds? -
11/18/15 03:28 PMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
11/18/15 02:17 PMFirst Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend - [Business Wire] - First Merchants Corporation declared a cash dividend on November 17, 2015 of $0.11 per share, payable on December 18, 2015 to shareholders of record on December 4, 2015.
11/06/15 11:20 AMFIRST MERCHANTS CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
10/26/15 02:21 PMFirst Merchants Corp. (Indiana) Earnings Q3, 2015 -
About First Merchants Corp.

First Merchants Corp. logoFirst Merchants Corporation is a financial holding Company. The Company has a bank charter, First Merchants Bank, National Association (the Bank), which is opened for business in Muncie, Indiana. The Bank also operates Lafayette Bank and Trust, Ameriana Bank, Ameriana Financial Services and First Merchants Trust Company as divisions of First Merchants Bank, N.A. The Bank includes approximately 120 banking locations in approximately 30 Indiana, over two Illinois and over two Ohio counties. Its delivery channels include automated teller machines, check cards, interactive voice response systems and Internet technology. The Company, through the Bank, offers a range of financial services, including accepting time deposits, savings and demand deposits; making consumer, commercial, agri-business and real estate mortgage loans; providing personal and corporate trust services; providing full-service brokerage, and providing other corporate services, letters of credit and repurchase agreements.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Midwest Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FRME
  • CUSIP: 32081710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $25.27
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $24.03
  • P/E Ratio: 14.48
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
  • Market Cap: $1.01B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.88 EPS
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