NASDAQ:BUSE - First Busey Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.89 +0.59 (+2.24 %) (As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$26.89Today's Range$26.44 - $26.9952-Week Range$23.13 - $33.25Volume144,428 shsAverage Volume114,810 shsMarket Capitalization$1.31 billionP/E Ratio12.80Dividend Yield3.19%Beta1.03 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 in three segments: Banking, Remittance Processing, and Wealth Management. It offers customary types of demand and savings deposits; and commercial, agricultural, 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, Keogh and other fiduciary, ATM and technology-based networks, and online and mobile banking services. In addition, it offers investment management, trust, estate advisory, and financial planning services, as well as business succession planning, and employee retirement planning services; investment strategy consulting and fiduciary services; and security brokerage services. Further, the company provides pay 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; 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. It has 28 banking centers in Illinois; 7 in southwest Florida; and 1 in Indianapolis, Indiana. First Busey Corporation was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. Receive BUSE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BUSE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:BUSE Previous Symbol CUSIP31938310 Webwww.busey.com Phone217-365-4544Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23 Current Ratio0.87 Quick Ratio0.86Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.80 Forward P/E Ratio11.90 P/E Growth1.96 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$376.03 million Price / Sales3.49 Cash Flow$1.6477 per share Price / Cash Flow16.32 Book Value$19.23 per share Price / Book1.40Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.10 Net Income$98.93 million Net Margins26.31% Return on Equity10.81% Return on Assets1.32%Miscellaneous Employees1,347 Outstanding Shares48,861,000Market Cap$1.31 billion OptionableOptionable First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) Frequently Asked Questions What is First Busey's stock symbol? First Busey trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BUSE." How often does First Busey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Busey? First Busey declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, February 1st. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 24th. This is an increase from First Busey's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View First Busey's Dividend History. How were First Busey's earnings last quarter? First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The bank reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55. The bank earned $82.63 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $85.16 million. First Busey had a net margin of 26.31% and a return on equity of 10.81%. View First Busey's Earnings History. When is First Busey's next earnings date? First Busey is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Busey. What price target have analysts set for BUSE? 5 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for First Busey's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect First Busey's stock price to reach $31.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Busey. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Busey? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Busey in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First Busey. Has First Busey been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about BUSE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Busey earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the bank a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of First Busey's key competitors? Some companies that are related to First Busey include Prosperity Bancshares (PB), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Investors Bancorp (ISBC), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), Bank Ozk (OZK), United Bankshares (UBSI), Associated Banc (ASB), First Hawaiian (FHB), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), Home Bancshares (HOMB), Bank of Hawaii (BOH) and Chemical Financial (CHFC). Who are First Busey's key executives? First Busey's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Van A. Dukeman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Robin N. Elliott, Exec. VP, CFO & COO (Age 42)Mr. Robert F. Plecki Jr., Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 59)Ms. Amy L. Randolph, Exec. VP of Pillar Relations & Chief of Staff (Age 44)Mr. Christopher M. Shroyer, Pres & CEO of Busey Bank (Age 53) Who are First Busey's major shareholders? First Busey's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.72%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.54%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.86%), Northern Trust Corp (1.63%) and Skyline Asset Management LP (1.50%). Company insiders that own First Busey stock include Curt A Anderson, George Barr and Jon D Stewart. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Busey. Which institutional investors are selling First Busey stock? BUSE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, United Services Automobile Association, Barclays PLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Busey. Which institutional investors are buying First Busey stock? BUSE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Geode Capital Management LLC, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC, Bessemer Group Inc. and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Busey. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is First Busey's stock price today? One share of BUSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.89. How big of a company is First Busey? First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion and generates $376.03 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $98.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.10 on an earnings per share basis. First Busey employs 1,347 workers across the globe. What is First Busey's official website? The official website for First Busey is http://www.busey.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for First Busey (NASDAQ BUSE)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 213 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 332 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 545MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Busey and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BUSE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BUSE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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