First Merchants Past Performance
How has First Merchants performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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.