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NASDAQ:BUSE

First Busey - BUSE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$24.32
+0.21 (+0.87%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.13
$24.58
50-Day Range
$22.10
$24.82
52-Week Range
$21.66
$29.73
Volume
214,942 shs
Average Volume
172,651 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.34 billion
P/E Ratio
11.98
Dividend Yield
3.82%
Price Target
$27.00

First Busey MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.0% Upside
$27.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.56
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.96mentions of First Busey in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$73,092 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.90%
From $2.32 to $2.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.65 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

482nd out of 904 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

98th out of 185 stocks

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About First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) Stock

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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. DA Davidson reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of First Busey in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. B. Riley dropped their price target on First Busey from $27.00 to $23.00 in a research report on Monday, July 11th.

First Busey Stock Up 0.2 %

Shares of NASDAQ:BUSE opened at $24.11 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The stock has a market cap of $1.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.88 and a beta of 0.90. First Busey has a 52-week low of $21.66 and a 52-week high of $29.73. The business's 50 day moving average is $23.50 and its 200 day moving average is $24.76.

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The bank reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.57 by ($0.04). First Busey had a net margin of 25.44% and a return on equity of 9.79%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.57 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts predict that First Busey will post 2.32 EPS for the current year.

First Busey Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 22nd were given a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 21st. First Busey's dividend payout ratio is currently 45.32%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other First Busey news, Director Stanley J. Bradshaw bought 3,250 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 15th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $22.49 per share, for a total transaction of $73,092.50. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 31,850 shares of the company's stock, valued at $716,306.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. In other First Busey news, Director Stanley J. Bradshaw purchased 3,250 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $22.49 per share, for a total transaction of $73,092.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 31,850 shares of the company's stock, valued at $716,306.50. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Michael David Cassens sold 2,300 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.30, for a total transaction of $53,590.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 180,589 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,207,723.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 7.40% of the company's stock.

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BUSE Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/29 Dividend
7/21/2022
Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Dividend Payable
7/29/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:BUSE
CUSIP
31938310
Employees
1,499
Year Founded
1868

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$27.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+11.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$123.45 million
Pretax Margin
32.73%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$431.60 million
Cash Flow
$3.29 per share
Book Value
$23.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
51,132,000
Market Cap
$1.34 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.90

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Van A. Dukeman CFA (Age 63)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $1.28M
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Jones (Age 48)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $719.31k
  • Mr. John J. Powers (Age 66)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $626.19k
  • Mr. Robin N. Elliott (Age 45)
    Pres & CEO of Busey Bank
    Comp: $780.4k
  • Ms. Amy L. Randolph (Age 47)
    Chief of Staff & Exec. VP of Pillar Relations
    Comp: $677.79k
  • Ms. Monica L. Bowe (Age 48)
    Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer
  • Ms. Mary E. Lakey
    Corp. Sec.













BUSE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Busey stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Busey in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" BUSE shares. 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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What is First Busey's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Busey's stock. Their BUSE share price forecasts range from $23.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have BUSE shares performed in 2022?

First Busey's stock was trading at $27.12 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BUSE stock has decreased by 10.3% and is now trading at $24.32.
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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, October 25th 2022.
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How were First Busey's earnings last quarter?

First Busey Co. (NASDAQ:BUSE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The bank reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.04. First Busey had a net margin of 25.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.79%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.57 EPS.

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

First Busey declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 12th. Investors of record on Friday, July 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, July 29th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 21st.
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Is First Busey a good dividend stock?

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.82%. The company 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 is 45.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BUSE will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.10% 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), 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Busey Wealth Management (11.81%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.12%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.41%), Siena Capital Partners GP LLC (0.28%), Swiss National Bank (0.22%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.19%). Insiders that own company stock include David J Downey, Gregory B Lykins, Jeffrey David Jones, John Joseph Powers, Michael David Cassens, 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 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 $24.32.

How much money does First Busey make?

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and generates $431.60 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $123.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.03 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Busey have?

The company employs 1,499 workers across the globe.

When was First Busey founded?

First Busey was founded in 1868.

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) 365-4500, via email at robin.elliott@busey.com, or via fax at 217-365-4879.

This page (NASDAQ:BUSE) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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