First Busey Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.20 (-0.88 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume78,345 shs
Average Volume164,603 shs
Market Capitalization$1.27 billion
P/E Ratio9.79
Dividend Yield4.05%
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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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Overall MarketRank

2.35 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

330th out of 1,329 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

76th out of 230 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 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 analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Busey in the last twelve months. 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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Are investors shorting First Busey?

First Busey saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 547,500 shares, an increase of 21.0% from the August 15th total of 452,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 164,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the 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, October 26th 2021.
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How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 26th. The bank reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. The bank earned $97.55 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $98.85 million. First Busey had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.67% and a net margin of 29.33%.
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How has First Busey's stock 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 stock has increased by 24.5% and is now trading at $22.52.
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How often does First Busey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Busey?

First Busey announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, July 30th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 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 4.05%. BUSE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. 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 44.88% 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for First Busey's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate First Busey's stock price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% 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 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.27%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.80%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.80%), State Street Corp (2.56%), LSV Asset Management (2.60%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.87%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, California Public Employees Retirement System, and Goldman Sachs Group 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., Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Creative Planning, Assetmark Inc., Morgan Stanley, and Morgan Stanley. 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 $22.52.

How much money does First Busey make?

First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.27 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 1,389 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

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by Staff
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