First Merchants Past Performance

How has First Merchants performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FRME has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FRME's current net profit margins (35.5%) are lower than last year (37.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FRME's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FRME's earnings growth over the past year (0.7%) is below its 5-year average (13.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: FRME earnings growth over the past year (0.7%) underperformed the Banks industry 8.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: FRME's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.

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