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NYSE:BKU

BankUnited (BKU) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$26.85
-0.30 (-1.10%)
(As of 02:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
$26.65
$27.20
50-Day Range
$24.87
$33.00
52-Week Range
$15.83
$35.85
Volume
384,761 shs
Average Volume
983,220 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.00 billion
P/E Ratio
11.28
Dividend Yield
4.02%
Price Target
$30.50

BankUnited MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.89 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.3% Upside
$30.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
5.70% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.94mentions of BankUnited in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.30%
From $2.79 to $2.91 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.12 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

647th out of 1,704 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

25th out of 66 stocks


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About BankUnited Stock (NYSE:BKU)

BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, a national banking association that provides a range of banking services in the United States. The company offers deposit products, such as checking, money market deposit, and savings accounts; certificates of deposit; and treasury, commercial payment, and cash management services. Its loans portfolio includes commercial loans, including equipment loans, secured and unsecured lines of credit, formula-based lines of credit, owner-occupied commercial real estate term loans and lines of credit, mortgage warehouse lines, capital call lines, letters of credit, commercial credit cards, small business administration and U.S. department of agriculture product offerings, export-import bank financing products, trade finance, and business acquisition finance credit facilities; commercial real estate loans; residential mortgages; and other consumer loans. The company also offers online, mobile, and telephone banking services. It operates through a network of banking centers located in Florida counties and the New York metropolitan area, as well as Dallas, Texas. The company was formerly known as BU Financial Corporation. BankUnited, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.

BKU Stock Price History

BKU Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/31 Dividend
1/11/2024
Last Earnings
1/26/2024
Dividend Payable
1/31/2024
Today
2/21/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/23/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Federal savings institutions
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
CUSIP
06652K10
Employees
1,636
Year Founded
2009

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$30.50
High Stock Price Target
$33.00
Low Stock Price Target
$28.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+12.3%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.89
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$178.67 million
Pretax Margin
12.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.94 billion
Cash Flow
$3.43 per share
Book Value
$34.66 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
73,571,000
Market Cap
$2.02 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.38

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BKU Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell BankUnited stock right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BankUnited in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "reduce" BKU shares.
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What is BankUnited's stock price target for 2024?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for BankUnited's shares. Their BKU share price targets range from $28.00 to $33.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $30.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have BKU shares performed in 2024?

BankUnited's stock was trading at $32.43 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, BKU stock has decreased by 17.0% and is now trading at $26.91.
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Are investors shorting BankUnited?

BankUnited saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,200,000 shares, a drop of 17.3% from the January 15th total of 5,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 897,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.7 days. Currently, 5.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is BankUnited's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2024.
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.

How were BankUnited's earnings last quarter?

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) issued its earnings results on Friday, January, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.42. The financial services provider earned $500.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $244.11 million. BankUnited had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.38% and a net margin of 9.19%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.82 earnings per share.

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

BankUnited declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th.
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Is BankUnited a good dividend stock?

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.96%. BKU has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 45.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BKU will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.11% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for BKU.

What is Raj Singh's approval rating as BankUnited's CEO?

18 employees have rated BankUnited Chief Executive Officer Raj Singh on Glassdoor.com. Raj Singh has an approval rating of 62% among the company's employees. This puts Raj Singh in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of BankUnited own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BankUnited investors own include Citigroup (C), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), Intel (INTC), KeyCorp (KEY), AT&T (T), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are BankUnited's major shareholders?

BankUnited's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.84%), LSV Asset Management (3.26%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.96%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.95%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.26%). Insiders that own company stock include A Gail Prudenti, Douglas J Pauls, Jay D Richards, John N Digiacomo, Kevin A Malcolm and Sanjiv Sobti.
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How do I buy shares of BankUnited?

Shares of BKU stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BKU) was last updated on 2/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff