First Busey Corporation (BUSE): Price and Financial Metrics

First Busey Corporation (BUSE): $22.85

0.32 (+1.42%)

POWR Rating

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  • BUSE scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 97.64% of US stocks.
  • BUSE's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • BUSE ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

BUSE Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,163.37, FIRST BUSEY CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 97.6% of US stocks.
  • BUSE's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 91.6% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, BUSE is more volatile than just 5.54% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BUSE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WTFC, SAL, SPFI, LCNB, and LBAI.
  • Visit BUSE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BUSE Valuation Summary

  • BUSE's price/sales ratio is 3; this is 150% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, BUSE's price/earnings ratio has gone down 7.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BUSE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BUSE 2023-01-23 3.0 1.2 10.7 10.1
BUSE 2023-01-20 3.0 1.2 10.7 10.1
BUSE 2023-01-19 3.0 1.2 10.7 10.1
BUSE 2023-01-18 3.0 1.2 10.7 10.1
BUSE 2023-01-17 3.1 1.2 11.1 10.4
BUSE 2023-01-13 3.2 1.2 11.1 10.4

BUSE Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 45.04%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -21.99%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 57.32%.
Over the past 15 months, BUSE's revenue has gone up $37,412,000.

The table below shows BUSE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 436.582 177.534 123.85
2022-06-30 427.591 153.429 114.13
2022-03-31 421.55 158.98 114.072
2021-12-31 418.603 162.012 123.449
2021-09-30 408.564 170.381 121.868
2021-06-30 399.17 196.834 126.756

BUSE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BUSE has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 31.08% of graded US stocks.
  • BUSE's asset turnover comes in at 0.035 -- ranking 280th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • FCNCA, BANR, and BCOR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BUSE.

The table below shows BUSE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.035 1 0.014
2021-06-30 0.036 1 0.015
2021-03-31 0.036 1 0.016
2020-12-31 0.035 1 0.013
2020-09-30 0.036 1 0.013
2020-06-30 0.037 1 0.013

BUSE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BUSE, see our BUSE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $27.83 Average Broker Recommendation 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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BUSE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.85 52-week high $28.84
Prev. close $22.53 52-week low $21.66
Day low $22.30 Volume 194,800
Day high $22.91 Avg. volume 131,528
50-day MA $24.91 Dividend yield 4.2%
200-day MA $23.98 Market Cap 1.26B

First Busey Corporation (BUSE) Company Bio

First Busey Corporation offers retail and commercial banking products and services to individual, corporate, institutional, and governmental customers in Illinois, Florida, and Indiana. The company was founded in 1868 and is based in Champaign, Illinois.

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Latest BUSE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about FIRST BUSEY CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BUSE as an investment opportunity.

First Busey (BUSE) Lags Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

First Busey (BUSE) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -12.16% and 1.83%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 24, 2023

First Busey Announces 2022 Fourth Quarter Earnings

First Busey Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $34.4 million and diluted EPS of $0.61CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) Message from our Chairman & CEO Fourth Quarter 2022 Highlights: Adjusted quarterly net income1 of $36.3 million and adjusted diluted EPS1 of $0.65Net interest margin1 of 3.24% reflects a 24-basis point increase over prior quarterCore loan growth1 of $56.2 million, representing a 2.90% annualized growth rateNon-performing

Yahoo | January 24, 2023

4 Stocks to Watch That Recently Raised Their Dividends

Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV), Mercantile Bank Corporation (MBWM), Apogee Enterprises (APOG) and First Busey Corporation (BUSE) recently hiked dividends.

Yahoo | January 20, 2023

Old Second Bancorp (OSBC) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Old Second Bancorp (OSBC) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 18, 2023

First Busey (BUSE) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Q4 Release

First Busey (BUSE) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 17, 2023

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BUSE Price Returns

1-mo -7.16%
3-mo -10.19%
6-mo -5.77%
1-year -13.03%
3-year -0.60%
5-year -11.93%
YTD -6.63%
2022 -5.49%
2021 30.66%
2020 -17.89%
2019 15.79%
2018 -15.89%

BUSE Dividends

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