First Busey Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.09 (-4.22 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume436,100 shs
Average Volume164,947 shs
Market Capitalization$1.34 billion
P/E Ratio11.03
Dividend Yield3.72%
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About First Busey

First Busey Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Busey Bank that provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individual, corporate, institutional, and governmental customers in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Banking, Remittance Processing, and Wealth Management. It offers customary types of demand and savings deposits; and commercial, agricultural, real estate construction, commercial and residential real estate, and consumer loans, as well as home equity lines of credit. The company also provides money transfer, safe deposit, IRA, and other fiduciary services through banking center, ATM and technology-based networks. In addition, it offers investment management, trust, estate advisory, and financial planning services, as well as business succession and employee retirement planning services; investment strategy consulting and fiduciary services; and security brokerage services. Further, the company provides asset and investment management; professional farm management; and commercial depository services, such as cash management services. Additionally, it offers payment processing solutions, such as walk-in payment processing for payments delivered by customers to retail pay agents; online bill payment solutions for payments made by customers on a billing company's website; customer service payments for payments accepted over the telephone; mobile bill pay; direct debit services; electronic concentration of payments delivered by the automated clearing house network; money management software and credit card networks; and lockbox remittance processing of payments delivered by mail. The company has 53 banking centers in Illinois; 10 in Missouri; 4 in southwest Florida; and 1 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.


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Overall MarketRank

1.77 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

422nd out of 1,970 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

81st out of 309 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Busey a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Busey in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" First Busey stock.
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Are investors shorting First Busey?

First Busey saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 759,300 shares, an increase of 30.0% from the May 13th total of 584,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 161,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.7 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is First Busey's next earnings date?

First Busey is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 27th 2021.
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How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 26th. The bank reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.17. The bank had revenue of $96.34 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $97.54 million. First Busey had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.45% and a net margin of 28.12%.
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How has First Busey's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

First Busey's stock was trading at $18.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BUSE shares have increased by 36.6% and is now trading at $24.71.
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How often does First Busey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Busey?

First Busey declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 15th. Investors of record on Friday, April 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, April 30th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 22nd.
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Is First Busey a good dividend stock?

First Busey pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.57%. First Busey does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of First Busey is 46.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Busey will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.99% next year. This indicates that First Busey will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BUSE?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for First Busey's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect First Busey's share price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Busey's key executives?

First Busey's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Van A. Dukeman, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62, Pay $1.6M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Jones, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47, Pay $929.84k)
  • Mr. John J. Powers, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 65, Pay $770.84k)
  • Ms. Amy L. Randolph, Chief of Staff & Exec. VP of Pillar Relations (Age 46, Pay $812.35k)
  • Mr. Robin N. Elliott, Pres & CEO of Busey Bank (Age 44, Pay $970.07k)
  • Ms. Monica L. Bowe, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 47)

What is Van A. Dukeman's approval rating as First Busey's CEO?

28 employees have rated First Busey CEO Van A. Dukeman on Van A. Dukeman has an approval rating of 97% among First Busey's employees. This puts Van A. Dukeman in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of First Busey own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Busey investors own include Endologix (ELGX), (APA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Micron Technology (MU), Ciner Resources (CINR), Agree Realty (ADC), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE), UMB Financial (UMBF) and Transocean (RIG).

What is First Busey's stock symbol?

First Busey trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BUSE."

Who are First Busey's major shareholders?

First Busey's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.78%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.99%), LSV Asset Management (2.55%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.63%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.56%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.49%). Company insiders that own First Busey stock include David J Downey, Gregory B Lykins, Jeffrey David Jones, John Joseph Powers, Robin N Elliott, Stanley J Bradshaw, Stephen V King and Van A Dukeman.
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Which institutional investors are selling First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Northern Trust Corp, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley, and Ameriprise Financial Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, HRT Financial LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc., and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought First Busey stock in the last two years include David J Downey, Gregory B Lykins, Jeffrey David Jones, John Joseph Powers, Robin N Elliott, Stanley J Bradshaw, Stephen V King, and Van A Dukeman.
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How do I buy shares of First Busey?

Shares of BUSE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Busey's stock price today?

One share of BUSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.71.

How much money does First Busey make?

First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and generates $444.86 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $100.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.98 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Busey have?

First Busey employs 1,332 workers across the globe.

What is First Busey's official website?

The official website for First Busey is

Where are First Busey's headquarters?

First Busey is headquartered at 100 W. University Avenue, Champaign IL, 61820.

How can I contact First Busey?

First Busey's mailing address is 100 W. University Avenue, Champaign IL, 61820. The bank can be reached via phone at 217-365-4544 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/21/2021 by Staff
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