First Busey Corporation (BUSE): Price and Financial Metrics

First Busey Corporation (BUSE): $23.19

0.17 (+0.74%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where BUSE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BUSE is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • BUSE's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 13.39% of US stocks).

BUSE Stock Summary

  • First Busey Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 24.24% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.3 for First Busey Corp; that's greater than it is for 89.98% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 31.37%, First Busey Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 78.45% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to First Busey Corp are FVCB, BFC, OPHC, IBTX, and FBMS.
  • Visit BUSE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BUSE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, BUSE's price/sales ratio is 3.12% higher, now standing at 3.3.
  • BUSE's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 6 over the prior 243 months.
  • BUSE's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BUSE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BUSE 2021-03-29 3.8 1.1 13.8 9.3
BUSE 2020-02-26 3.5 1.1 13.2 9.7
BUSE 2017-11-30 5.9 1.9 25.0 20.9
BUSE 2015-09-23 3.4 1.3 17.1 10.6
BUSE 2008-01-08 5.5 1.2 19.3 17.1
BUSE 2006-10-09 5.1 2.9 17.8 17.5

BUSE Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -46.22%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 125.57%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 31.51%.
BUSE's revenue has moved up $157,728,000 over the prior 52 months.

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
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
2021-03-31 385.803 196.023 122.796
2020-12-31 362.403 169.299 100.344
2020-09-30 363.316 129.899 100.57

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 $23.19 52-week high $29.73
Prev. close $23.02 52-week low $21.00
Day low $23.12 Volume 168,300
Day high $23.45 Avg. volume 181,690
50-day MA $22.96 Dividend yield 4%
200-day MA $25.63 Market Cap 1.28B

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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First Busey (BUSE) Could Find Support Soon, Here's Why You Should Buy the Stock Now

First Busey (BUSE) witnesses a hammer chart pattern, indicating support found by the stock after losing some value lately. This coupled with an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean a trend reversal for the stock in the near term.

Yahoo | February 1, 2022

First Busey (BUSE) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

First Busey (BUSE) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 10.91% and 1.08%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

First Busey Announces 2021 Fourth Quarter Earnings

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) Message from our Chairman & CEO Fourth Quarter 2021 Highlights: Fourth quarter 2021 net income of $29.9 million and diluted EPS of $0.53Fourth quarter 2021 adjusted net income1 of $34.3 million and adjusted diluted EPS1 of $0.61Full year 2021 net income of $123.4 million and diluted EPS of $2.20Full year 2021 adjusted net income1 of $137.1 million and adjusted diluted EPS1 of $2.45Core loan growth, excludin

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

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Yahoo | January 21, 2022

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of US$0.23

The board of First Busey Corporation ( NASDAQ:BUSE ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.23 per share on...

Yahoo | January 15, 2022

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BUSE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -7.64%
6-mo -13.01%
1-year -3.44%
3-year -1.20%
5-year -6.08%
YTD -13.01%
2021 30.66%
2020 -17.89%
2019 15.79%
2018 -15.89%
2017 -0.36%

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