First Financial Bancorp. stockholders of record as of March 2 will receive a quarterly dividend of 17 cents per share April 3.
The Cincinnati-based company's previous dividend stood at 16 cents per share, per SNL data.
First Financial Bancorp. reported fourth-quarter 2016 net income of $23.3 million, or 38 cents per share, compared to the year-ago period's $19.8 million, or 32 cents per share. Its full-year 2016 net income was $88.5 million, or $1.43 per share, compared to $75.1 million, or $1.21 per share, for 2015.