November 17, 2021
Markets

Mercantile Bank Corporation Reports Strong Third Quarter 2021 Results

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Mercantile Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: MBWM) (“Mercantile”) reported net income of $15.1 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2021, up 40.8 percent from $10.7 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, for the respective prior-year period.  Net income during the first nine months of 2021 totaled $47.4 million, or $2.95 per diluted share, up 57.6 percent from $30.1 million, or $1.85 per diluted share, during the first nine months of 2020.

“Mercantile’s talented and dedicated people, commitment to local decision making, and longstanding investments in technology all contributed to the bank’s growth in commercial and residential mortgage loans, earnings, net interest income, and fee income, all while maintaining strong asset quality metrics and operating expense discipline,” said Robert B. Kaminski, Jr., President and…

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