SMG FMER AIZ KEY JNJ are going ex-dividend tomorrow, May 23, 2013
The company keeps its common stock payout steady.
AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) today announced a dividend of $14.69 per share, or $0.36725 per depository share, on the Company's ...
AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2013 /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 ...
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 04/30/2013 settlement date, which shows a 13,295,860 share decrease in total short interest for FirstMerit Corp , to 5,650,899, a decrease of 70.17% since 04/15/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
The trend of meeting EPS estimates through expense cuts could signal a rough period for regional banks, but there are still some undervalued shares.
FirstMerit Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript