BankUnited Company Profile (NYSE:BKU)

About BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)

BankUnited logoBankUnited, Inc. is the bank holding company of BankUnited (the Bank). The bank is a national banking association. As of December 31, 2016, the Bank provided a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers through 94 banking centers located in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. The Bank also provides a range of traditional banking products and services to both its commercial and retail customers. The Company offers a range of lending products, including small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula-based loans, municipal and non-profit loans and leases, commercial and mortgage warehouse lines of credit, letters of credit and consumer loans. It offers traditional deposit products, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts and certificates of deposit with a range of terms and rates.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NYSE:BKU
  • CUSIP: 06652K10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.64 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,829,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.68
  • 52 Week Range: $27.85 - $41.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.51
  • P/E Growth: 0.98
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $946.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.84
  • Book Value: $23.71 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.44
  • Annual Dividend: $0.84
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • Net Margins: 19.37%
  • Return on Equity: 9.72%
  • Return on Assets: 0.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.20%
  • Current Ratio: 1.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
  • Average Volume: 769,898 shs.
  • Beta: 1.01
  • Short Ratio: 2.92

Frequently Asked Questions for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)

What is BankUnited's stock symbol?

BankUnited trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKU."

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

BankUnited announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 13th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, April 28th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 11th. View BankUnited's Dividend History.

How were BankUnited's earnings last quarter?

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.01. The business earned $258.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $260.46 million. BankUnited had a net margin of 19.37% and a return on equity of 9.72%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. View BankUnited's Earnings History.

When will BankUnited make its next earnings announcement?

BankUnited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BankUnited.

Where is BankUnited's stock going? Where will BankUnited's stock price be in 2017?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for BankUnited's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate BankUnited's share price to reach $38.83 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BankUnited.

Are investors shorting BankUnited?

BankUnited saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 2,690,023 shares, an increase of 46.3% from the April 13th total of 1,839,009 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 936,715 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 2.6% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of BankUnited's key competitors?

Who owns BankUnited stock?

BankUnited's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.97%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (6.47%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.58%), BlackRock Inc. (4.67%), FMR LLC (4.31%) and State Street Corp (3.58%). Company insiders that own BankUnited stock include Douglas J Pauls, Eugene F Demark, Jeffrey Starr, John Adam Kanas, Joseph Roberto, Leslie Lunak, Lynne Wines, Mark Bagnoli and Rajinder P Singh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BankUnited.

Who sold BankUnited stock? Who is selling BankUnited stock?

BankUnited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Rathbone Brothers plc, Victory Capital Management Inc., RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Fieldpoint Private Advisors Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold BankUnited stock in the last year include Douglas J Pauls, Eugene F Demark, Jeffrey Starr, John Adam Kanas, Joseph Roberto and Mark Bagnoli. View Insider Buying and Selling for BankUnited.

Who bought BankUnited stock? Who is buying BankUnited stock?

BankUnited's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Boston Partners, UBS Group AG, Wellington Management Group LLP, Strs Ohio, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. and Lazard Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BankUnited.

How do I buy BankUnited stock?

Shares of BankUnited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BankUnited stock cost?

One share of BankUnited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.04.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: $38.83 (14.08% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$43.00 -> $42.00LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$42.00 -> $41.00LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$42.00 -> $39.00LowView Rating Details
4/9/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetBuy$43.00 -> $42.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017Hovde GroupUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$44.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$44.00N/AView Rating Details
11/30/2016FIG PartnersReiterated RatingMarket-PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$39.00 -> $37.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$34.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> Hold$33.00N/AView Rating Details
6/20/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$38.00N/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeSell$34.00N/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$43.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Earnings by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Earnings History by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017Q1 2017$0.56$0.57$260.46 million$258.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q416$0.54$0.59$254.98 million$256.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.53$0.47$246.33 million$246.81 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.51$0.52$235.61 million$243.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.52$0.51$227.71 million$230.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$0.49$0.52$221.20 million$232.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.49$0.50$210.54 million$220.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.43$0.43$198.26 million$202.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.44$0.44$185.97 million$193.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.44$0.45$194.01 million$190.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.44$0.51$185.00 million$182.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.44$0.46$172.22 million$186.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.44$0.53$172.35 million$196.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.46$0.50$171.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.46$0.52$174.16 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.52$172.11 million$164.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.45$0.47$176.61 million$176.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q4 2012$0.48$0.61$171.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.44$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.44$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.43$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.44$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.39
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.70
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q3 20171$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q4 20171$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q1 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q2 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q3 20181$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q4 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Most Recent Dividend:4/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.84
Dividend Yield:2.47%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:40.19% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.44% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
30.88% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)

Dividend History by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.92%
Insider Trades by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/2/2017Douglas J PaulsDirectorSell11,200$40.60$454,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Joseph RobertoInsiderSell1,759$39.80$70,008.20View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$39.92$39,920.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2017John Adam KanasChairmanSell2,226,258$37.62$83,751,825.96View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell1,000$37.54$37,540.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$37.57$187,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell1,000$29.53$29,530.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$31.20$156,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Mark BagnoliInsiderSell2,000$30.11$60,220.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell7,991$34.73$277,527.43View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell4,000$32.00$128,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$32.50$32,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$36.27$181,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Rajinder P. SinghCOOSell100,000$37.74$3,774,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$37.41$37,410.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Eugene F DemarkDirectorSell5,000$37.81$189,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015John Adam KanasCEOSell4,750$37.26$176,985.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$37.21$37,210.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Lynne WinesDirectorBuy1,000$36.63$36,630.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Rajinder P SinghCOOSell3,368$37.01$124,649.68View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell1,000$35.60$35,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Leslie LunakCFOSell9,000$35.86$322,740.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Mark BagnoliInsiderSell1,000$33.26$33,260.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Jeffrey StarrInsiderSell5,000$28.29$141,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Leslie LunakCFOSell1,101$33.60$36,993.60View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell3,131,307$33.15$103,802,827.05View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell317,007$31.40$9,954,019.80View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014John Adam KanasCEOSell150,000$31.32$4,698,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell2,113,378$31.40$66,360,069.20View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell250,388$29.82$7,466,570.16View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Wilbur L Ross JrDirectorSell2,377,551$29.82$70,898,570.82View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012John BohlsenInsiderSell61,067$24.74$1,510,797.58View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Richard S LefrakDirectorSell134,966$24.85$3,353,905.10View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012John BohlsenInsiderSell184,673$24.89$4,596,510.97View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
Latest Headlines for BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
DateHeadline logoInteresting BKU Put And Call Options For July 21st - May 23 at 12:01 PM logoETFs with exposure to BankUnited, Inc. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 3:51 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. :BKU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 11:41 AM logoBankUnited is Oversold - May 17 at 3:59 PM logoBKU Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level - May 16 at 9:03 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Short Interest Update - May 16 at 7:02 AM logoBankUnited (BKU) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 15 at 12:00 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $253.61 Million - May 11 at 9:32 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect BankUnited (BKU) Will Announce Earnings of $0.57 Per Share - May 10 at 12:10 AM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect BankUnited (BKU) Share Price - May 3 at 10:06 PM logoLoan growth down over 50% at South Florida’s biggest banks - May 1 at 3:55 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) - May 1 at 3:55 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 30 at 4:54 PM logoBankUnited's (BKU) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - April 29 at 9:20 PM logoAnalysts Set Expectations for BankUnited's Q2 2017 Earnings (BKU) - April 28 at 10:48 AM logoBankUnited (BKU) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows - April 27 at 8:06 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for BankUnited Increased by Analyst (BKU) - April 27 at 2:02 PM logoEdited Transcript of BKU earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT - April 26 at 12:55 PM logoWhy BankUnited (BKU) Stock Fell 1% Despite Q1 Earnings Beat - April 26 at 12:55 PM logoBankUnited beats by $0.01, beats on revenue - April 25 at 3:49 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - April 25 at 12:35 PM logoBankUnited posts 1Q profit - April 25 at 12:35 PM logoBankUnited slows loan growth in Q1, income rises - April 25 at 12:35 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - April 25 at 12:17 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Earns News Sentiment Score of -0.04 - April 24 at 6:06 PM logoBig Banks - NTRS, FITB, BKU - Q1 Earnings to Watch on Apr 25 - April 24 at 3:55 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - April 23 at 7:12 AM logoBankUnited (BKU) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 21 at 12:30 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - April 18 at 12:04 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of -0.18 - April 17 at 5:01 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. : BKU-US: Dividend Analysis : April 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 12:19 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact BankUnited (BKU) Stock Price - April 14 at 5:59 PM logoBankUnited Receives Financial Capability Innovation Award from EverFi at Nasdaq - April 13 at 4:05 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 11, 2017 - Nasdaq - April 11 at 7:31 AM logoBankUnited (BKU) Receives "Buy" Rating from Barclays PLC - April 9 at 6:18 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Up 5.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - Nasdaq - April 7 at 8:31 AM logoBankUnited, Inc. to Announce First Quarter Results - April 7 at 8:31 AM logoBankUnited (BKU) Up 5.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - April 7 at 8:31 AM logoKeefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts Give BankUnited (BKU) a $41.00 Price Target - April 3 at 6:21 PM logoDaily Dividend Report: T, HRL, AYI, MSM, BKU, AGI - Nasdaq - March 31 at 9:07 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Announces $0.21 Quarterly Dividend - March 31 at 6:25 PM logoBanking Stocks Under Scanner -- Citizens Financial, Synovus Financial, BankUnited, and United Bankshares - March 31 at 4:05 PM logoBankUnited, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend - March 30 at 9:21 PM logoBankUnited declares $0.21 dividend - March 30 at 6:01 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Price Target Cut to $43.00 - March 30 at 8:08 AM logoPreMarket Prep Recap For March 29: The Forecast On Marijuana And Small Bank Stocks - March 29 at 4:12 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - March 24 at 2:38 PM logoBankUnited (BKU) Given New $43.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG - March 24 at 9:26 AM logoSignature Bank Has Its Challenges, But The Valuation Is More Interesting - March 22 at 3:38 PM logoBankUnited Enters Oversold Territory - March 21 at 4:16 PM



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