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NASDAQ:BUSE

First Busey - BUSE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.98
-0.40 (-1.96%)
(As of 03/30/2023 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.84
$20.48
50-Day Range
$20.09
$24.89
52-Week Range
$19.80
$27.98
Volume
116,166 shs
Average Volume
182,011 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio
8.72
Dividend Yield
4.80%
Price Target
$24.67

First Busey MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.0% Upside
$24.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.27% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.49
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.35mentions of First Busey in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$829,697 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.94%
From $2.54 to $2.64 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.56 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

405th out of 892 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

106th out of 188 stocks


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About First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) Stock

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, First Tech, and Wealth Management. The Banking segment offers a range of services to individual and corporate customers through its banking center network. The First Tech 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, 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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BUSE Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/25/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/27 Dividend
1/19/2023
Dividend Payable
1/27/2023
Today
3/30/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:BUSE
CUSIP
31938310
Employees
1,544
Year Founded
1868

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$24.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$26.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+21.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$128.31 million
Pretax Margin
33.22%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$486.79 million
Cash Flow
$3.39 per share
Book Value
$20.75 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
51,197,000
Market Cap
$1.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.89

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Key Executives

  • 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
  • Scott A. Phillips
    Chief Accounting Officer, SVP & Controller













BUSE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Busey stock 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" BUSE shares.
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What is First Busey's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for First Busey's stock. Their BUSE share price forecasts range from $23.00 to $26.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $24.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have BUSE shares performed in 2023?

First Busey's stock was trading at $24.72 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, BUSE shares have decreased by 17.6% and is now trading at $20.38.
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Are investors shorting First Busey?

First Busey saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 650,600 shares, an increase of 15.9% from the February 28th total of 561,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 176,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is First Busey's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 25th 2023.
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How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 25th. The bank reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.08. The bank had revenue of $104.01 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $102.41 million. First Busey had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.39% and a net margin of 26.36%.

How often does First Busey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Busey?

First Busey announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, January 27th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 19th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.
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Is First Busey a good dividend stock?

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.64%. BUSE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 41.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BUSE will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.36% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Van A. Dukeman's approval rating as First Busey's CEO?

28 employees have rated First Busey Chief Executive Officer Van A. Dukeman on Glassdoor.com. Van A. Dukeman has an approval rating of 97% among the company'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), 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 investors include Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC (58.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.57%), LSV Asset Management (2.38%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.79%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.53%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.53%). Insiders that own company stock include Cassandra R Sanford, George Barr, Gregory B Lykins, Michael David Cassens, 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 stock 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 $20.38.

How much money does First Busey make?

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $486.79 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $128.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Busey have?

The company employs 1,544 workers across the globe.

How can I contact First Busey?

First Busey's mailing address is 100 W. University Avenue, Champaign IL, 61820. The official website for the company is www.busey.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (217) 365-4544, via email at robin.elliott@busey.com, or via fax at 217-365-4879.

This page (NASDAQ:BUSE) was last updated on 3/30/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff