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. More Details
Flawless balance sheet 6 star dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has First Busey's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BUSE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BUSE underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -30.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BUSE underperformed the US Market which returned 12% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is First Busey's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StFirst Busey Corporation Beat Analyst Estimates: See What The Consensus Is Forecasting For Next Year
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Is First Busey undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BUSE ($17.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($25.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BUSE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BUSE is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: BUSE is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BUSE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BUSE's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.
How is First Busey forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BUSE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BUSE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BUSE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BUSE's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BUSE's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BUSE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.2%).
How has First Busey performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BUSE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BUSE's current net profit margins (27.7%) are higher than last year (26.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BUSE's earnings have grown significantly by 21% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BUSE's earnings growth over the past year (0.9%) is below its 5-year average (21% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BUSE earnings growth over the past year (0.9%) exceeded the Banks industry -3.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BUSE's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.
How is First Busey's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: BUSE's Assets to Equity ratio (8.4x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BUSE has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (409%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 93% of BUSE's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BUSE has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (67%).
Low Risk Deposits: BUSE's Loans to Deposits ratio (81%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: BUSE has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).
What is First Busey current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BUSE's dividend (4.89%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).
High Dividend: BUSE's dividend (4.89%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.78%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BUSE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BUSE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.3%), BUSE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BUSE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (51.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Van Dukeman (61 yo)
Mr. Dukeman serves as the Chairman of First Busey Corporation since July 22, 2020. He also serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of First Busey, as well as Chairman of Busey Bank. Mr. Dukeman a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Van's total compensation ($USD2.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Van's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||1.17yrs||US$1.19m||0.0060% |
|Executive VP & General Counsel||8.83yrs||US$931.94k||0.17% |
|Chief of Staff & Executive VP of Pillar Relations||3.42yrs||US$1.04m||0.12% |
|Executive VP and Chief Banking & Credit Officer||10.58yrs||US$841.70k||0.19% |
|President & CEO of Busey Bank||no data||US$1.34m||0.27% |
|Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer||0.75yr||no data||0.00025% |
Experienced Management: BUSE's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||no data||no data||0.027% |
|Vice Chairman of the Board||0.25yr||US$734.45k||0.50% |
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||US$97.62k||0.28% |
|Independent Lead Director||14.75yrs||US$98.87k||0.56% |
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||US$103.97k||0.31% |
|Independent Director||10yrs||US$95.75k||0.42% |
|Independent Director||1yr||US$20.70k||0.046% |
|Independent Director||14.75yrs||US$98.25k||0.42% |
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||US$79.50k||0.34% |
Experienced Board: BUSE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BUSE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
First Busey Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: First Busey Corporation
- Ticker: BUSE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1868
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$980.855m
- Shares outstanding: 54.52m
- Website: https://www.busey.com
Number of Employees
- First Busey Corporation
- 100 West University Avenue
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BUSE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1990|
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 custo ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/31 00:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/30 00:00|
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