First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. Increases Dividend

MATTOON, Ill., Oct. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) (the “Company”) announced that on October 24, 2017 its Board of Directors declared a semi-annual dividend of $0.34 per share. The dividend is payable on December 8, 2017 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2017. This represents a $0.02, or 6.3% increase from the previous semi-annual dividend.

About First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. is a financial holding company with approximately $2.8 billion in assets. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides a full range of commercial and consumer banking products and services, trust and wealth management, and insurance. First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A. (“First Mid Bank”) is a wholly owned bank subsidiary that was first chartered in 1865. First Mid Bank is a community-focused organization that provides financial services through a network of 52 banking centers in 37 Illinois and Missouri communities. More information about the Company is available on our website at

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