First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend (Revised)


First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend (Revised)

MUNCIE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The dividend dates shown in the press release dated March 4, 2013 were incorrect and are revised as shown below:

First Merchants Corporation (NAS: FRME) declared a cash dividend on March 4, 2013 of $0.03 per share, payable on March 20, 2013, to shareholders of record on March 15, 2013. For purposes of broker trading, the ex-date of the cash dividend is March 13, 2013.

About First Merchants Corporation:

First Merchants Corporation is a financial holding company headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. The Corporation is comprised of First Merchants Bank, N.A., which also operates as Lafayette Bank & Trust, Commerce National Bank, and First Merchants Trust Company as divisions of First Merchants Bank, N.A. First Merchants Corporation also operates First Merchants Insurance Group, a full-service property casualty, personal lines, and healthcare insurance agency.

First Merchants Corporation's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market System under the symbol FRME. Quotations are carried in daily newspapers and can be found on the company's Internet web page (

First Merchants Corporation
David L. Ortega, First Vice President/Director of Investor Relations, 765-378-8937

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