FirstMerit Corporation Announces Cash Dividend on Preferred Stock of $14.69 Per Share

Feb 18, 2016, 15:35 ET from FirstMerit Corporation

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $14.69 per share, or $0.36725 per depository share, on the Company's 5.875% non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock, Series A, payable May 4, 2016, to shareholders of record on April 19, 2016.

About FirstMerit FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of approximately $25.5 billion as of December 31, 2015, and 366 banking offices and 400 ATM locations in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania. FirstMerit provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. Principal affiliates include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A. and FirstMerit Mortgage 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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