NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) is tomorrow, April 19, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $5.34 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%. The average volume for First Busey has been 215,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Busey has a market cap of $466.8 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 14.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. First Busey Corporation operates as a bank holding company for Busey Bank that provides various retail and commercial banking products and services to individual, corporate, institutional, and governmental customers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.4.
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