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FRME First Merchants Corporation monthly Stock Chart
FRME [NASD]
First Merchants Corporation
Index- P/E11.11 EPS (ttm)3.26 Insider Own0.90% Shs Outstand50.00M Perf Week1.37%
Market Cap1.81B Forward P/E10.02 EPS next Y3.61 Insider Trans-0.95% Shs Float49.12M Perf Month5.39%
Income161.30M PEG1.59 EPS next Q0.83 Inst Own75.30% Short Float2.37% Perf Quarter1.20%
Sales423.10M P/S4.28 EPS this Y44.30% Inst Trans2.66% Short Ratio5.34 Perf Half Y6.16%
Book/sh29.49 P/B1.23 EPS next Y7.30% ROA1.60% Target Price43.63 Perf Year-24.03%
Cash/sh4.22 P/C8.57 EPS next 5Y7.00% ROE11.60% 52W Range32.49 - 50.44 Perf YTD5.63%
Dividend0.92 P/FCF11.49 EPS past 5Y18.00% ROI19.60% 52W High-28.23% Beta1.01
Dividend %2.54% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y19.00% Gross Margin- 52W Low11.42% ATR0.87
Employees1702 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q16.20% Oper. Margin79.90% RSI (14)54.99 Volatility2.42% 2.55%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.10 EPS Q/Q5.60% Profit Margin38.10% Rel Volume2.14 Prev Close36.15
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.10 EarningsJul 25 BMO Payout26.90% Avg Volume218.04K Price36.20
Recom2.40 SMA202.92% SMA50-0.44% SMA200-7.96% Volume467,445 Change0.14%
May-22-19Initiated Hovde Group Market Perform $39
Apr-09-19Initiated Raymond James Outperform $42
Nov-19-18Upgrade Sandler O'Neill Hold → Buy
Jul-30-18Downgrade Stephens Overweight → Equal-Weight
Oct-06-17Resumed Piper Jaffray Neutral $46
Jul-11-16Initiated Piper Jaffray Neutral
Dec-16-15Initiated Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey Neutral
Apr-28-15Downgrade FIG Partners Outperform → Market Perform
Apr-24-15Downgrade Sandler O'Neill Buy → Hold
Apr-25-14Upgrade DA Davidson Neutral → Buy $23 → $25
Sep-26-13Initiated DA Davidson Buy $22
Apr-29-11Upgrade Stifel Nicolaus Hold → Buy $11
Sep-29-10Initiated Stifel Nicolaus Hold
May-02-07Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Underperform $24 → $23
Jun-13-19 02:20PM  First Merchants and FHCCI announce major effort to expand lending opportunities for majority-black neighborhoods in Marion County GlobeNewswire
02:17PM  First Merchants announces settlement agreement, next steps to finalize acquisition of MBT Financial Corp. GlobeNewswire
Jun-03-19 10:44AM  With EPS Growth And More, First Merchants (NASDAQ:FRME) Is Interesting Simply Wall St.
May-10-19 12:05PM  3 Long-Term Dividend Payers Announce Quarterly Dividends GuruFocus.com
May-09-19 03:05PM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
02:17PM  Could First Merchants Corporation's (NASDAQ:FRME) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price? Simply Wall St.
May-01-19 12:13PM  Here is What Hedge Funds Think About First Merchants Corporation (FRME) Insider Monkey
Apr-29-19 11:22AM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-19 6:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Apr-25-19 10:58PM  First Merchants Corp (FRME) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
05:00PM  MBT Financial Corp. Announces Dividend and Preliminary First Quarter 2019 Highlights GlobeNewswire
08:22AM  First Merchants: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces 5.4 Percent Increase in First Quarter 2019 Earnings Per Share GlobeNewswire
Apr-18-19 10:33AM  First Merchants (FRME) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? Zacks
Apr-09-19 02:33PM  First Merchants Analyst Says Bank Has Improved Prospects After MBT Financial Acquisition Benzinga
Apr-04-19 08:30AM  First Merchants Corporation to Report First Quarter 2019 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast GlobeNewswire
Apr-01-19 02:27PM  Can You Imagine How First Merchants's (NASDAQ:FRME) Shareholders Feel About The 68% Share Price Increase? Simply Wall St.
Mar-27-19 09:15AM  Are You Looking for a High-Growth Dividend Stock? First Merchants (FRME) Could Be a Great Choice Zacks
Mar-11-19 10:55AM  Is First Merchants Corporations (NASDAQ:FRME) CEO Overpaid Relative To Its Peers? Simply Wall St.
09:15AM  Why First Merchants (FRME) is a Top Dividend Stock for Your Portfolio Zacks
Feb-27-19 02:48PM  First Merchants Corp (FRME) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018 GuruFocus.com
Feb-20-19 07:46AM  Why First Merchants Corporations (NASDAQ:FRME) Risk Control Makes It Attractive Simply Wall St.
Feb-11-19 05:14PM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jan-19 7:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Feb-05-19 03:31PM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
Jan-31-19 07:10PM  First Merchants Corp (FRME) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
10:10AM  First Merchants (FRME) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates Zacks
09:22AM  First Merchants: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Record 2018 Earnings Per Share GlobeNewswire
Jan-28-19 05:00PM  MBT Financial Corp. Announces Dividend and Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2018 Highlights GlobeNewswire
06:59AM  Does First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Have A Particularly Volatile Share Price? Simply Wall St.
Jan-24-19 10:31AM  First Merchants (FRME) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? Zacks
Jan-10-19 12:00PM  First Merchants Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast GlobeNewswire
Jan-09-19 01:28PM  Should First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Be Part Of Your Portfolio? Simply Wall St.
Dec-22-18 02:31AM  Is First Merchants Corporation (FRME) A Good Stock To Buy? Insider Monkey
Dec-13-18 12:55PM  Have Insiders Been Selling First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Shares? Simply Wall St.
Nov-07-18 03:45PM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
Oct-29-18 10:04PM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 24-Oct-18 6:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Oct-26-18 09:07AM  First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Investors Are Paying Above The Intrinsic Value Simply Wall St.
Oct-25-18 05:00PM  MBT Financial Corp. Announces Third Quarter 2018 Preliminary Earnings and Dividend GlobeNewswire
Oct-24-18 09:35AM  First Merchants (FRME) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates Zacks
08:31AM  First Merchants: 3Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
08:00AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces 66 Percent Increase in Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Per Share GlobeNewswire
Oct-18-18 04:38PM  MBT FINANCIAL CORP. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Merger GlobeNewswire
Oct-16-18 02:25PM  MBT FINANCIAL CORP. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Believes the Acquisition by First Merchants Corporation May be Unfair to Shareholders ACCESSWIRE
Oct-15-18 05:37PM  MBT FINANCIAL INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of MBT Financial Corp. - MBTF PR Newswire
Oct-12-18 10:56AM  WeissLaw LLP Investigates MBT Financial Corporation Acquisition PR Newswire
Oct-11-18 01:11PM  ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of MBT Financial Corporation PR Newswire
Oct-10-18 12:40PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Regarding Whether the Sale of MBT Financial Corporation to First Merchants Corporation is Fair to Shareholders GlobeNewswire
08:30AM  First Merchants Corporation and MBT Financial Corporation Announce the Signing of a Definitive Merger Agreement GlobeNewswire
Oct-03-18 03:42PM  Three Understated Metrics For First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) You Should Know Simply Wall St.
03:11PM  First Merchants Corporation to Report Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast GlobeNewswire
Sep-03-18 10:37AM  Only 2 Days Left Before First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Will Start Trading Ex-Dividend, Should You Buy? Simply Wall St.
Aug-31-18 07:50AM  Research Report Identifies Holly Energy Partners, First Merchants, Enbridge Energy Management, Activision Blizzard, Coherus BioSciences, and Kala Pharmaceuticals with Renewed Outlook Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement GlobeNewswire
Aug-17-18 10:25AM  Should You Be Concerned About First Merchants Corporations (NASDAQ:FRME) Risks? Simply Wall St.
Aug-15-18 02:24PM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
Jul-31-18 11:08PM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-18 6:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Jul-27-18 08:10AM  The Reasons Behind The Story Key Research Reports on Facebook, Salesforce, Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment, Boston Scientific, First Merchants, and The Western Union GlobeNewswire
Jul-25-18 07:22PM  First Merchants: 2Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
04:30PM  First Merchants Corporation Announces 40 Percent Increase in Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Per Share GlobeNewswire
Jul-05-18 10:45AM  First Merchants Corporation to Report Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Web Cast GlobeNewswire
Jun-29-18 09:01AM  5 Factors That Make Lakeland Financial Stock a Good Bet Now Zacks
Jun-11-18 09:53AM  Huntington Continues to Grow Inorganically, Costs Increase Zacks
May-27-18 04:01PM  Only 3 Days Left Before First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Will Start Trading Ex-Dividend, Should You Buy? Simply Wall St.
May-22-18 07:35AM  Recent Analysis Shows Capital Senior Living, Digital Realty Trust, Minerva Neurosciences, Zix, First Merchants, and PennantPark Investment Market Influences Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth GlobeNewswire
May-14-18 04:05PM  May Top Defensive Stocks To Buy Simply Wall St.
May-10-18 04:04PM  First Merchants Corporation Raises Its Quarter Cash Dividend 22.22% to $0.22 Per Share GlobeNewswire
Apr-29-18 09:35PM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-18 6:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Apr-25-18 06:08PM  First Merchants: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
04:19PM  First Merchants Corporation Announces 32 Percent Increase in First Quarter 2018 Earnings Per Share GlobeNewswire
Apr-05-18 08:56AM  First Merchants Corporation to Report First Quarter 2018 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Web Cast GlobeNewswire
Mar-28-18 07:50AM  Report: Developing Opportunities within Celadon Group, Sandstorm Gold, SPX FLOW, First Merchants, TransCanada, and Comstock Resources Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018 GlobeNewswire
Feb-25-18 12:33PM  Only 3 Days Left Before First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Will Start Trading Ex-Dividend, Should Investors Buy? Simply Wall St.
Feb-09-18 08:58AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
Feb-05-18 07:40AM  Free Research Report as First Merchants Q4 Bottom-Line Met Estimates ACCESSWIRE
Jan-26-18 11:51AM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jan-18 7:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Jan-25-18 10:27AM  First Merchants posts 4Q profit Associated Press
10:13AM  With A Recent ROE Of 8.61%, Can First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) Catch Up To Its Industry? Simply Wall St.
10:03AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Record 2017 Results GlobeNewswire
07:50AM  New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Hub Group, Meridian, ICU Medical, First Merchants, AAC, and Covenant Transportation Group Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production GlobeNewswire
Jan-16-18 03:04PM  First Merchants announces company-wide raise, bonuses GlobeNewswire
Jan-09-18 08:06AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Jan-04-18 08:22AM  First Merchants Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Web Cast GlobeNewswire
Jan-01-18 11:36AM  ETFs with exposure to First Merchants Corp. (Indiana) : January 1, 2018 Capital Cube
08:07AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Dec-21-17 08:08AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Dec-20-17 11:43AM  ETFs with exposure to First Merchants Corp. (Indiana) : December 20, 2017 Capital Cube
Dec-19-17 08:17AM  First Merchants Corp. (Indiana) :FRME-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 19, 2017 Capital Cube
Dec-12-17 03:04PM  First Merchants Corp. (Indiana) Value Analysis (NASDAQ:FRME) : December 12, 2017 Capital Cube
Dec-11-17 08:00AM  First Merchants Corp. (Indiana) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRME-US : December 11, 2017 Capital Cube
Dec-04-17 10:23AM  First Merchants Corp. (Indiana) : FRME-US: Dividend Analysis : December 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 4, 2017 Capital Cube
Nov-30-17 08:07AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Nov-28-17 08:08AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Nov-13-17 09:59AM  First Merchants Corporation Elects Michael C. Marhenke to Its Board of Directors Business Wire
09:26AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend Business Wire
08:07AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Nov-10-17 08:07AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
Oct-29-17 11:45PM  Edited Transcript of FRME earnings conference call or presentation 26-Oct-17 6:30pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Oct-26-17 10:26AM  First Merchants posts 3Q profit Associated Press
10:13AM  First Merchants Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results Business Wire
09:05AM  First Merchants Corporation to Host Earnings Call ACCESSWIRE
Oct-17-17 08:05AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about First Merchants Corp. Markit
First Merchants Corporation operates as the financial holding company for First Merchants Bank that provides community banking services. It accepts time, savings, and demand deposits; and provides consumer, commercial, agri-business, and real estate mortgage loans, as well as rents safe deposit facilities. The company also provides personal and corporate trust; brokerage and private wealth management; and letters of credit, repurchase agreements, and other corporate services, as well as electronic and mobile delivery channels. It operates 116 banking locations in 31 Indiana, 2 Illinois, and 2 Ohio counties. The company offers its services through electronic and mobile delivery channels. First Merchants Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Muncie, Indiana.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Sherman Patrick ADirectorJun 18Option Exercise8.581,50012,87038,414Jun 20 02:16 PM
WALKER TERRY LDirectorJun 18Option Exercise8.581,50012,87053,340Jun 20 02:16 PM
WOJTOWICZ JEAN LDirectorJun 18Option Exercise8.581,50012,87029,285Jun 20 02:16 PM
Schalliol Charles EDirectorJun 18Sale36.264,680169,69749,692Jun 20 02:16 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorJun 03Buy33.831550036,914Jun 05 03:21 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorJun 03Buy33.83491,66738,603Jun 05 03:19 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorMay 01Buy36.85451,66738,554May 02 02:17 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorMay 01Buy36.851450036,900May 02 02:12 PM
Schalliol Charles EDirectorApr 04Option Exercise8.581,50012,87054,372Apr 08 10:31 AM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorApr 01Buy36.991450036,886Apr 02 12:43 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorApr 01Buy36.99451,66738,509Apr 02 12:42 PM
FLUHLER STEPHANChief Information OfficerMar 26Option Exercise9.205004,60014,779Mar 28 12:17 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorMar 01Buy40.65411,66738,439Mar 04 04:33 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorMar 01Buy40.651250036,702Mar 04 04:34 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorFeb 01Buy37.051350036,689Feb 05 01:32 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorFeb 01Buy37.05451,66738,398Feb 05 01:31 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorJan 02Buy34.17491,66738,353Jan 03 03:21 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorJan 02Buy34.171550036,676Jan 03 03:21 PM
WALKER TERRY LDirectorDec 19Buy35.121,00035,12051,961Dec 21 03:39 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorDec 03Buy41.76401,66738,280Dec 04 11:43 AM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorDec 03Buy41.761250036,472Dec 04 11:43 AM
LORENTSON JEFFREY BChief Risk OfficerNov 29Option Exercise11.141,50016,71017,061Nov 30 04:47 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorNov 01Buy41.861250036,460Nov 05 03:21 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorNov 01Buy41.86401,66738,240Nov 05 03:20 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorOct 01Buy45.111150037,131Oct 02 12:27 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorOct 01Buy45.11371,66738,848Oct 02 12:26 PM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorSep 04Buy47.951050036,640Sep 05 11:37 AM
Lehman GaryDirectorSep 04Buy47.95351,66738,468Sep 05 11:36 AM
Marhenke Michael CDirectorAug 21Sale49.2122,2681,095,7198,026Aug 22 10:56 AM
RECHIN MICHAEL CChief Executive OfficerAug 20Sale48.6315,000729,465105,921Aug 22 10:55 AM
Marhenke Michael CDirectorAug 20Sale48.763,732181,97230,294Aug 22 10:56 AM
Lehman GaryDirectorAug 01Buy48.15351,66738,433Aug 03 10:16 AM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorAug 01Buy48.151050036,629Aug 03 10:16 AM
Sherman Patrick ADirectorJul 02Buy46.721150036,619Jul 03 03:45 PM
Lehman GaryDirectorJul 02Buy46.72361,66738,398Jul 03 03:46 PM