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First Busey Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.57 (-5.57%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
181,517 shs
Average Volume
166,598 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About First Busey

First Busey Corp. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services through its wholly-owned bank subsidiary. It operates through the following segments: Banking, Remittance Processing, and Wealth Management. The Banking segment offers a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers through its banking center network. The Remittance Processing segment provides solutions for online bill payments, lockbox, and walk-in payments. The Wealth Management segment includes full range of asset management, investment, and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses, and foundations, tax preparation, philanthropic advisory services, and farm and brokerage services.. The company was founded by Samuel Busey, Simeon Busey, and William Earhart in 1868 and is headquartered in Champaign, IL.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$444.86 million
Cash Flow
$2.37 per share
Book Value
$23.69 per share


Net Income
$100.34 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.50 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.03 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

660th out of 1,340 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

141st out of 233 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Busey a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Busey in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" First Busey stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BUSE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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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. Since then, BUSE shares have increased by 47.2% and is now trading at $26.62.
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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, January 25th 2022.
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How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 25th. The bank reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.08. The bank earned $104.01 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $102.41 million. First Busey had a net margin of 28.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.52%.
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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 Tuesday, October 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, October 29th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 21st.
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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 3.26%. First Busey has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of First Busey is 41.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Busey will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.32% 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for First Busey's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect First Busey's share price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.4% 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:
  • Van A. Dukeman, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Jeffrey D. Jones, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • John Joseph Powers, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
  • Monica L. Bowe, Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Robert F. Plecki, Chief Credit Officer

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

28 employees have rated First Busey CEO Van A. Dukeman on Glassdoor.com. 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.

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.60%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.08%), LSV Asset Management (2.43%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.01%) and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC (1.03%). Company insiders that own First Busey stock include 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, LSV Asset Management, Denali Advisors LLC, Creative Planning, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, and Citadel Advisors LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, BlackRock Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought First Busey stock in the last two years include 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 $26.62.

How much money does First Busey make?

First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.50 billion and generates $444.86 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $100.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.20 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Busey have?

First Busey employs 1,389 workers across the globe.

When was First Busey founded?

First Busey was founded in 1868.

What is First Busey's official website?

The official website for First Busey is www.busey.com.

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) 365-4500, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 217-365-4879.

This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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