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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 2.37
BUSE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. BUSE: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BUSE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.70 Max: N/A
Current: 2.37
Equity to Asset 0.09
BUSE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BUSE: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BUSE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.09
0.07
0.13
Interest Coverage 9.62
BUSE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BUSE: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BUSE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.44 Max: 7.74
Current: 9.62
0.44
7.74
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
8.12%
17.16%
WACC
ROIC
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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history
Operating margin (%) 33.81
BUSE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.86 vs. BUSE: 33.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BUSE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -221.03  Med: 26.41 Max: 42.22
Current: 33.81
-221.03
42.22
Net-margin (%) 22.09
BUSE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.37 vs. BUSE: 22.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BUSE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -179.09  Med: 17.65 Max: 28.5
Current: 22.09
-179.09
28.5
ROE (%) 8.98
BUSE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. BUSE: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BUSE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.76  Med: 6.00 Max: 17.46
Current: 8.98
-83.76
17.46
ROA (%) 1.01
BUSE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. BUSE: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BUSE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.81  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.27
Current: 1.01
-7.81
1.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.50
BUSE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BUSE: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BUSE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.6  Med: 6.30 Max: 75.8
Current: -2.5
-26.6
75.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
BUSE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BUSE: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BUSE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30  Med: 7.40 Max: 15.7
Current: 2.1
-30
15.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
BUSE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. BUSE: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BUSE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 11.75 Max: 13.9
Current: 8.5
-37.8
13.9
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BUSE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 485,100 sh (+13.21%)
Columbia Wanger 6,976,727 sh (-0.53%)
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Q2 2015

BUSE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 544,100 sh (+12.16%)
Columbia Wanger 6,412,410 sh (-8.09%)
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Q3 2015

BUSE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 226,564 sh (-58.36%)
Columbia Wanger 1,949,632 sh (-69.60%)
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Q4 2015

BUSE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 262,144 sh (+15.70%)
Columbia Wanger 1,274,805 sh (-34.61%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.33
BUSE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.31 vs. BUSE: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BUSE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.36  Med: 17.00 Max: 31.5
Current: 15.33
6.36
31.5
Forward P/E 10.63
BUSE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. BUSE: 10.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.60
BUSE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. BUSE: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BUSE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.33  Med: 17.11 Max: 31.8
Current: 15.6
6.33
31.8
P/B 1.43
BUSE's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BUSE: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BUSE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.38 Max: 4.24
Current: 1.43
0.48
4.24
P/S 3.18
BUSE's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 2512 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. BUSE: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BUSE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 3.03 Max: 6.43
Current: 3.18
0.63
6.43
PFCF 9.61
BUSE's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. BUSE: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BUSE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 8.63 Max: 197.81
Current: 9.61
1.5
197.81
POCF 8.98
BUSE's POCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. BUSE: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BUSE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 7.75 Max: 26.94
Current: 8.98
1.44
26.94
EV-to-EBIT 9.55
BUSE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. BUSE: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BUSE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.1  Med: 8.40 Max: 25.5
Current: 9.55
-15.1
25.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.30
BUSE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 2214 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.19 vs. BUSE: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BUSE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.5  Med: 7.10 Max: 19.4
Current: 8.3
-34.5
19.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.42
BUSE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 2412 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. BUSE: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BUSE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 3.28 Max: 18.18
Current: 3.42
2.5
18.18
Dividend Payout 0.50
BUSE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
73% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. BUSE: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BUSE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.49 Max: 4.5
Current: 0.5
0.08
4.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.90
BUSE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BUSE: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BUSE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.5  Med: 10.70 Max: 13.7
Current: 5.9
-41.5
13.7
Forward Dividend Yield 3.63
BUSE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 2191 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. BUSE: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.84
BUSE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 2446 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. BUSE: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BUSE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 1.76 Max: 9.76
Current: 1.84
1.34
9.76
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
BUSE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. BUSE: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BUSE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.6  Med: -1.10 Max: 1.1
Current: -0.8
-33.6
1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.58
BUSE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BUSE: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BUSE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.92 Max: 5.5
Current: 1.58
1.27
5.5
Price/Projected FCF 0.51
BUSE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BUSE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BUSE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.54 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.51
0.28
2.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
BUSE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 2134 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BUSE: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BUSE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.38 Max: 6.19
Current: 1.05
0.28
6.19
Price/Graham Number 1.00
BUSE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
71% of the 2079 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. BUSE: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BUSE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.35
Current: 1
0.68
2.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.49
BUSE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BUSE: 10.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BUSE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 10.20 Max: 57
Current: 10.49
3.9
57
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 26.54
BUSE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. BUSE: 26.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BUSE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 9.10 Max: 16.7
Current: 26.54
2.3
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $177
EPS $ 1.32
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float4.07%
52-Week Range $17.68 - 22.59
Shares Outstanding(Mil)28.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 1.50 1.76
EPS without NRI($) 1.50 1.76

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
First Busey Corp, a Nevada Corporation, 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, agricultural and real estate loans, and retail banking services, including home equity lines of credit, residential real estate and consumer loans, customary types of demand and savings deposits, money transfers, safe deposit services, IRA, Keogh and other fiduciary services through our branch, ATM and technology-based networks. 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
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Cousins Properties, First Busey, USA Technologies Sep 21 2015 
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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