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First Busey (BUSE) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.60 (+2.73%)
(As of 05/17/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
161,046 shs
Average Volume
176,594 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.25 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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, FirsTech, 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 management, philanthropic advisory, tax preparation, and professional farm management services; and commercial depository services, such as cash management services. Additionally, it offers payment technology solutions through its payment platform, such as walk-in payment processing for customers at retail pay agents; online bill payment solutions; customer service payments accepted over the telephone; mobile bill pay; direct debit services; electronic concentration of payments delivered to automated clearing house network; money management and credit card networks; and lockbox remittance processing to make payments by mail, as well as provides tools related to billing, reconciliation, bill reminders, and treasury services. The company has 46 banking centers in Illinois; 8 in Missouri; 3 in southwest Florida; and 1 in Indianapolis, Indiana. First Busey Corporation was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$431.60 million
Cash Flow
$3.33 per share
Book Value
$23.44 per share


Net Income
$123.45 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.25 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/29 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.10 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

104th out of 1,377 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

28th out of 239 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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 year. 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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When is First Busey's next earnings date?

First Busey is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 26th 2022.
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How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 26th. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.01. The bank earned $105.83 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $102.85 million. First Busey had a net margin of 25.94% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.62%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.69 earnings per share.
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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, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, April 29th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 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 4.19%. BUSE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. 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 45.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, First Busey will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.66% next year. This indicates that First Busey will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has First Busey issued on next quarter's earnings?

First Busey updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.52 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.52. The company issued revenue guidance of $111.90 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $104.06 million.

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 $31.00. On average, they anticipate First Busey's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.4% 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 CFA, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 63, Pay $1.28M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Jones, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $719.31k)
  • Mr. John J. Powers, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 66, Pay $626.19k)
  • Mr. Robin N. Elliott, Pres & CEO of Busey Bank (Age 45, Pay $780.4k)
  • Ms. Amy L. Randolph, Chief of Staff & Exec. VP of Pillar Relations (Age 47, Pay $677.79k)
  • Ms. Monica L. Bowe, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Mary E. Lakey, Corp. Sec.
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 (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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.84%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.89%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.86%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.29%), State Street Corp (2.56%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.23%). Company insiders that own First Busey stock include Stanley J Bradshaw and Stephen V King.
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Which major investors are selling First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., UBS Group AG, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY.
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Which major investors are buying First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, EJF Capital LLC, Stephens Inc. AR, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought First Busey stock in the last two years include Stanley J Bradshaw, and Stephen V King.
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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 $22.58.

How much money does First Busey make?

First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and generates $431.60 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $123.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.029990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Busey have?

First Busey employs 1,499 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.

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 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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