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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 3.31
BUSE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BUSE: 3.31 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.31

Equity to Asset 0.12
BUSE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1651 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BUSE: 0.12 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.12

0.07
0.13
Interest Coverage 4.96
BUSE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BUSE: 4.96 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 4.96
Current: 4.96

0.42
4.96
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.09
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.34
BUSE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.46 vs. BUSE: 26.34 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -221.03   Max: 42.27
Current: 26.34

-221.03
42.27
Net-margin (%) 17.66
BUSE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. BUSE: 17.66 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -179.09   Max: 98
Current: 17.66

-179.09
98
ROE (%) 6.92
BUSE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. BUSE: 6.92 )
BUSE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -98.47   Max: 16.17
Current: 6.92

-98.47
16.17
ROA (%) 0.81
BUSE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BUSE: 0.81 )
BUSE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.47   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.81

-8.47
1.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 65.08
BUSE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 73.28 vs. BUSE: 65.08 )
BUSE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -514.37   Max: 134.5
Current: 65.08

-514.37
134.5
Revenue Growth (%) -11.60
BUSE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BUSE: -11.60 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 76.2
Current: -11.6

-26.5
76.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.20
BUSE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1307 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BUSE: -3.20 )
BUSE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.8   Max: 15.9
Current: -3.2

-29.8
15.9
EPS Growth (%) 2.40
BUSE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. BUSE: 2.40 )
BUSE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.9   Max: 14
Current: 2.4

-37.9
14
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BUSE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Columbia Wanger 8,037,868 sh (+11.26%)
Jim Simons 183,600 sh (-30.58%)
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Q4 2013

BUSE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 13,282 sh (New)
Jim Simons 207,331 sh (+12.93%)
Columbia Wanger 8,002,868 sh (-0.44%)
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Q1 2014

BUSE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 238,521 sh (+15.04%)
Columbia Wanger 8,002,868 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

BUSE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 312,853 sh (+31.16%)
Columbia Wanger 7,865,068 sh (-1.72%)
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Top Ranked Articles about First Busey Corp

UMBF: Regional Banking with an Institutional Investment Edge
UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) is a Missouri-based regional bank expanding in several directions. One involves growing out its institutional investment service. Read more...
BUSE: A Regional Bank Back on Track
On April 22, 2014 First Busey Corporation (BUSE), announced a 25% increase in its annual dividend. In making the announcement, the Illinois-based regional bank cited "strong financial performance". Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.50
BUSE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. BUSE: 17.50 )
BUSE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.94   Max: 28.31
Current: 17.5

12.94
28.31
P/B 1.41
BUSE's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BUSE: 1.41 )
BUSE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 4.24
Current: 1.41

0.48
4.24
P/S 3.14
BUSE's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. BUSE: 3.14 )
BUSE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 6.51
Current: 3.14

0.63
6.51
PFCF 6.32
BUSE's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 109.09 vs. BUSE: 6.32 )
BUSE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 25.33
Current: 6.32

1.54
25.33
EV-to-EBIT 7.34
BUSE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. BUSE: 7.34 )
BUSE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 25.5
Current: 7.34

1.8
25.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.13
BUSE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. BUSE: 3.13 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 18.18
Current: 3.13

2.28
18.18
Dividend Payout 0.52
BUSE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BUSE: 0.52 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.52

0.23
1.54
Dividend growth (3y) -9.10
BUSE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BUSE: -9.10 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 13.7
Current: -9.1

-41.5
13.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.04
BUSE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. BUSE: 1.04 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 6.11
Current: 1.04

0.77
6.11
Share Buyback Rate -9.50
BUSE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. BUSE: -9.50 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -33.6
Current: -9.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.53
BUSE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BUSE: 1.53 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 5.49
Current: 1.53

1.27
5.49
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.48
BUSE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BUSE: 0.48 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.48

0.26
1.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
BUSE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BUSE: 1.02 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 6.07
Current: 1.02

0.28
6.07
Price/Graham Number 0.95
BUSE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 1834 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BUSE: 0.95 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.43
Current: 0.95

0.74
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.60
BUSE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BUSE: 13.60 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 57
Current: 13.6

3.9
57
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.70
BUSE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. BUSE: 16.70 )
BUSE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 32.9
Current: 16.7

9.1
32.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
First Busey Corp a Nevada Corporation is a $3.6 billion financial holding company which was initially organized as a bank holding company in 1980. Its subsidiaries provide retail and commercial banking services, remittance processing, and offer financial products and services including depository, lending, security brokerage services, investment management and fiduciary services, to individual, corporate, institutional and governmental customers through its locations in Illinois, Florida, Indiana and Missouri. The company currently First Busey has one wholly-owned bank subsidiary, Busey Bank (the "Bank"), which has locations in three states. The company conducts the business of banking and related services through the Bank, asset management, brokerage and fiduciary services through Busey Wealth Management, Inc. ('Busey Wealth Management') and Trevett Capital Partners ('Trevett') and retail payment processing through FirsTech, Inc. ('FirsTech'). The banks offer banking services, including commercial, financial, agricultural and real estate loans, and retail banking services, including accepting customary types of demand and savings deposits, making individual, consumer, installment, first mortgage and second mortgage loans, offering money transfers, safe deposit services, IRA, Keogh and other fiduciary services, automated banking and automated fund transfers. The company and their holding companies and their affiliates are extensively regulated under federal and state law.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
UMBF: Regional Banking with an Institutional Investment Edge Aug 10 2014 
BUSE: A Regional Bank Back on Track Jul 15 2014 
First Busey Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 11 2011 
First Busey Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2009 
First Busey Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 10 2009 
First Busey Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 11 2009 

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