BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking services to small and medium sized businesses, and individual and corporate customers in the United States.
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has BankUnited's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BKU's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BKU underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -28.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BKU underperformed the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BankUnited's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
11 hours ago | Simply Wall StBankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) Passed Our Checks, And It's About To Pay A US$0.23 Dividend
1 week ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At BankUnited, Inc.'s (NYSE:BKU) P/E Ratio
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At BankUnited, Inc.'s (NYSE:BKU) P/E Ratio
Is BankUnited 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: BKU ($18.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BKU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BKU is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.7x).
PE vs Market: BKU is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BKU's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BKU is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is BankUnited forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BKU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BKU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BKU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BKU's revenue (2.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BKU's revenue (2.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BKU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.4%).
How has BankUnited performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BKU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BKU's current net profit margins (33.6%) are higher than last year (27%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BKU's earnings have grown by 14.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BKU's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BKU had negative earnings growth (-3.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (10.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BKU's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.
How is BankUnited'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: BKU's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BKU has a low allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: BKU's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BKU has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: BKU's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.
Level of Bad Loans: BKU has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.88%)
What is BankUnited's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BKU's dividend (5.01%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).
High Dividend: BKU's dividend (5.01%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BKU has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BKU's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.8%), BKU's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BKU's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (26.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Raj Singh (48yo)
Mr. Rajinder P. Singh, also known as Raj, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of BankUnited, Inc. since January 1, 2017 and founded it. Mr. Singh served as the Chief Operating Officer at Ban ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Raj's total compensation ($USD5.60M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Raj's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||7.08yrs||US$1.57m||0.074% $1.3m|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.25yrs||US$2.69m||0.11% $1.9m|
|Chief Investment Officer of BankUnited||3.17yrs||US$1.71m||0.035% $603.1k|
|General Counsel||0.83yr||no data||0.0043% $73.5k|
|Executive VP & Director of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Investor Relations & Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Community Development Officer||7yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Director of Business Banking for New York & Long Island||6.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP & Commercial Banking Executive||6.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BKU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||US$192.80k||0.0075% $129.5k|
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$157.99k||0.0036% $62.7k|
|Independent Director||6.92yrs||US$157.99k||0.0086% $147.7k|
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$192.80k||0.0065% $111.0k|
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||US$142.80k||0.0086% $147.7k|
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$142.80k||0.0067% $115.3k|
Experienced Board: BKU's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
BankUnited, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BankUnited, Inc.
- Ticker: BKU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2009
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.722b
- Shares outstanding: 93.72m
- Website: https://www.bankunited.com
Number of Employees
- BankUnited, Inc.
- 14817 Oak Lane
- Miami Lakes
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BKU||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2011|
|BNU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 2011|
BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking services to small and medium sized businesses, and individual and corporate customers in the United States. The company offers deposit products, such as checking, money market deposit, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit; and treasury management services. Its loans portfolio includes 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 residential mortgage warehouse lines of credit, letters of credit, and consumer loans, as well as purchases performing residential loans. The company also offers ATMs, integrated online, mobile, and telephone banking services. As of December 31, 2018, it operated through a network of 85 branches located in 14 Florida counties; and 5 banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. The company was formerly known as BU Financial Corporation. BankUnited, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/08 06:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/07 00:00|
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