First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by ($0.02), MarketWatch Earnings reports. First Busey had a net margin of 22.18% and a return on equity of 8.62%.
Shares of NASDAQ BUSE opened at $21.17 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.86. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $22.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $19.16. First Busey has a fifty-two week low of $11.00 and a fifty-two week high of $27.13. The company has a market cap of $1.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.57 and a beta of 1.13.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 22nd will be issued a $0.23 dividend. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.35%. This is an increase from First Busey’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 21st. First Busey’s dividend payout ratio is presently 42.79%.
First Busey Company Profile
First Busey Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Busey Bank that provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individual, corporate, institutional, and governmental customers in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Banking, Remittance Processing, and Wealth Management.
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