NASDAQ:BUSE - First Busey Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.30 +0.12 (+0.38 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.30
Today's Range$31.00 - $31.32
52-Week Range$28.34 - $33.25
Volume549,859 shs
Average Volume109,059 shs
Market Capitalization$1.52 billion
P/E Ratio19.44
Dividend Yield2.57%
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.87


Trailing P/E Ratio19.44
Forward P/E Ratio14.63
P/E Growth2.43

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$308.78 million
Price / Sales4.94
Cash Flow$1.6353 per share
Price / Cash19.14
Book Value$19.23 per share
Price / Book1.63


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.61
Net Income$62.72 million
Net Margins21.51%
Return on Equity9.97%
Return on Assets1.21%


Outstanding Shares48,780,000
Market Cap$1.52 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 19th. View First Busey's Dividend History.

How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 24th. The bank reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $83.17 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $84.85 million. First Busey had a net margin of 21.51% and a return on equity of 9.97%. 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, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for First Busey.

What price target have analysts set for BUSE?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for First Busey's stock. Their forecasts 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. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Busey.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Busey?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Busey in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. Robin N. Elliott, Exec. VP, CFO & COO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Van A. Dukeman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Simons, Chief Accounting Officer & Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Howard F. Mooney II, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. John Joseph Powers, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)

Has First Busey been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BUSE stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Busey earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for First Busey.

Who are First Busey's major shareholders?

First Busey's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.77%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.13%), Northern Trust Corp (1.65%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.46%), LSV Asset Management (0.60%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.59%). Company insiders that own First Busey stock include Curt A Anderson, George Barr and Jon D Stewart. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Busey.

Which institutional investors are selling First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Maltese Capital Management LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Zebra Capital Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Busey.

Which institutional investors are buying First Busey stock?

BUSE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Citadel Advisors LLC and WBI Investments Inc.. 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 $31.30.

How big of a company is First Busey?

First Busey has a market capitalization of $1.52 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 (NASDAQ BUSE)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  476
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 9/22/2018 by Staff

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