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First Merchants Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

MUNCIE, Indiana, May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Merchants Corporation (FRME) declared a cash dividend on May 9, 2019 of $0.26 per share.  The dividend is payable on June 21, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 20, 2019.  For purposes of broker trading, the ex-date of the cash dividend is May 17, 2019.

About First Merchants Corporation:

First Merchants Corporation is a financial holding company headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. The Corporation has one full-service bank charter, First Merchants Bank.  The Bank also operates as First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors (as a division of First Merchants Bank).

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 (http://www.firstmerchants.com).

FIRST MERCHANTS and the Shield Logo are federally registered trademarks of First Merchants Corporation.

For more information, contact:
Nicole M. Weaver, Vice President and Director of Corporate Administration