FirstMerit Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.16 Per Share

Aug 16, 2012, 13:05 ET from FirstMerit Corporation

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share on the Company's common stock, unchanged from last quarter, payable September 17, 2012, to shareholders of record on August 27, 2012.

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About FirstMerit
FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of $14.6 billion as of June 30, 2012 and 205 banking offices and 213 ATM locations in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Chicago, Illinois areas. FirstMerit provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. FirstMerit was named a 2011 Greenwich Associates Small Business Banking Excellence Award winner in two national categories, Financial Stability and Treasury Management – Customer Service, and was recognized for Treasury Management – Overall Satisfaction in the Midwest for Middle Market Banking. Principal affiliates include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A., FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation, FirstMerit Title Agency, Ltd. and FirstMerit Community Development Corporation.

FirstMerit Corporation
Analysts: Thomas O'Malley/Investor Relations Officer
Phone: 330.384.7109
Media Contact: Robert Townsend/Media Relations Officer
Phone: 330.384.7075

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