NASDAQ:BUSE - First Busey Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$32.58 -0.40 (-1.21 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 11:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$32.95
Today's Range$32.55 - $32.95
52-Week Range$27.33 - $33.22
Volume2,010 shs
Average Volume110,852 shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E Ratio20.28
Dividend Yield2.43%
First Busey logoFirst 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24
Current Ratio0.89
Quick Ratio0.89


Trailing P/E Ratio20.28
Forward P/E Ratio14.88
P/E Growth2.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$308.78 million
Price / Sales5.14
Cash Flow$1.6097 per share
Price / Cash20.24
Book Value$19.23 per share
Price / Book1.69


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.61
Net Income$62.72 million
Net Margins20.74%
Return on Equity9.93%
Return on Assets1.18%


Outstanding Shares48,720,000

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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, April 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 19th. View First Busey's Dividend History.

How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The bank reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.07. The bank had revenue of $82.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $84.98 million. First Busey had a return on equity of 9.93% and a net margin of 20.74%. 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, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for First Busey.

What price target have analysts set for BUSE?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for First Busey's shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect First Busey's stock price to reach $33.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for First Busey.

Who are some of First Busey's key competitors?

Who are First Busey's key executives?

First Busey's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Van A. Dukeman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Robin N. Elliott, Exec. VP, CFO & COO (Age 41)
  • Mr. John Joseph Powers, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. Robert F. Plecki Jr., Chief Credit Officer & Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Shroyer, Pres & CEO of Busey Bank (Age 52)

Has First Busey been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BUSE stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Busey earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.82 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are First Busey's major shareholders?

First Busey's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.96%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.29%), Northern Trust Corp (1.60%), Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (1.06%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.01%). Company insiders that own First Busey stock include Curt A Anderson, George Barr, Jon D Stewart, Stanley J Bradshaw and Thomas G Sloan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Busey.

Which major investors are selling First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Banc Funds Co. LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Federated Investors Inc. PA. Company insiders that have sold First Busey company stock in the last year include Curt A Anderson and George Barr. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Busey.

Which major investors are buying First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have bought First Busey stock in the last two years include Jon D Stewart, Stanley J Bradshaw and Thomas G Sloan. 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 $32.65.

How big of a company is First Busey?

First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.61 billion and generates $308.78 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $62.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.61 on an earnings per share basis. First Busey employs 1,347 workers across the globe.

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 (BUSE)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  260 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  423
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by Staff

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