Mercantile Bank Corporation Declares Regular Cash Dividend | News

The council declares $0.31 regular quarterly cash dividend on common stock resulting in a current annual return of approximately 3.6 percent

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mercantile Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: MBWM) (“Mercantile”) announced today that the April 14, 2022its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per common share, payable on June 15, 2022to file holders from June 3, 2022.

“As demonstrated by our Board of Directors’ declaration of a cash dividend in the second quarter, we believe that our enduring overall financial strength positions us well to create shareholder value through meaningful cash returns and also achieve growth targets,” said Robert B. Kaminski, Jr., President and CEO of Mercantile. “While we remain focused on providing shareholders with competitive dividend yields, we will continue to carefully monitor the economic environment and adjust future cash dividend payments as necessary to ensure our capital levels remain sufficient to respond to capital management initiatives.”

About Mercantile Bank Corporation

Situated at Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mercantile Bank Corporation is the bank holding company of Mercantile Bank. Mercantile provides banking services to companies, individuals and administrations, and stands out for the quality of service and the expertise of its banking teams. Mercantile holds assets of approximately $5.2 billion and operates 45 banking offices. Common stock of Mercantile Bank Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “MBWM”. For more information about Mercantile, visit www.mercbank.comand follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @MercBank and on LinkedIn @mercantile-bank-of-michigan.

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