ASX:WBC - Westpac Banking Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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A$26.33 -0.01 (-0.04 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 01:54 AM ET)
Previous CloseA$26.34
Today's RangeA$26.13 - A$26.47
52-Week RangeA$23.30 - A$30.44
Volume10.24 million shs
Average Volume5.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$90.62 billion
P/E Ratio11.44
Dividend Yield7.09%
Westpac Banking Corporation provides various banking and financial services in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Pacific region, and internationally. It operates through five divisions: Consumer Bank, Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank, and Westpac New Zealand. It offers everyday banking, savings, term deposit, moving to Australia, under 21 and student, business one, community solutions one, not-for-profit savings, and foreign currency accounts; term and farm management deposits; debit, credit, and travel money cards; home, personal, investment, small business, and commercial loans; and equipment, automotive, cash flow, property, insurance premium, corporate and structured finance, and trade and supply chain financing services. It also provides home and content, landlord, car, travel, boat, caravan and trailer, life, credit card and loan repayment, income protection, business, farm pack, person income, and business overheads insurance products; superannuation and retirement products; investment portfolios; instalment warrants; and trading, financial advisory, wealth, foreign currency exchange, international payment, cash flow management, international trade, and import and export services. In addition, it offers industry specific banking and treasury services; other services, such as emergency cash, online and telephone banking, ATMs, unclaimed money, travel center, margin lending, and banking services to migrants moving to Australia; and mobile wallets. Further, it provides capital advisory and fund management, transactional and private banking, and financial market services. It serves individuals; micro, small, and medium enterprises; and commercial, corporate, institutional, and government customers. The company was formerly known as Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in October 1982. The company was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Banks - Global
SectorFinancial Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.42 billion
Cash FlowA$20.26 per share
Book ValueA$18.82 per share



Outstanding Shares3,441,600,000
Market Cap$90.62 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated)

Westpac Banking (ASX:WBC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westpac Banking's stock symbol?

Westpac Banking trades on the ASX under the ticker symbol "WBC."

How often does Westpac Banking pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking declared a Final dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.94 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 13th. View Westpac Banking's Dividend History.

When is Westpac Banking's next earnings date?

Westpac Banking is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Westpac Banking.

Has Westpac Banking been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WBC stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Westpac Banking earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Westpac Banking's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Westpac Banking own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Westpac Banking investors own include Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), National Australia Bank (NAB), Telstra (TLS), Woolworths Group (WOW), ANZ (ANZBY), Westpac Banking (WBK), AGL Energy (AGL), General Electric (GE), IOOF (IFL) and Transurban Group (TCL).

Who are Westpac Banking's key executives?

Westpac Banking's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian Charles Hartzer B.A., C.F.A., MD, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Peter Francis King F.C.A., BEc, FCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Christine Parker, Group Exec. of HR (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bradley John Cooper M.B.A., DipBM, MBA, Chief Exec. Officer of BT Financial Group (Age 57)
  • Mr. George Frazis M.B.A., Chief Exec. of Consumer Bank (Age 55)

What is Westpac Banking's stock price today?

One share of WBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately A$26.33.

How big of a company is Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $90.62 billion and generates $21.42 billion in revenue each year.

What is Westpac Banking's official website?

The official website for Westpac Banking is

How can I contact Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking's mailing address is L 20 275 Kent St, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, Australia. The company can be reached via phone at +61-2-91557700.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Westpac Banking (ASX WBC)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  142 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  231 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  373
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westpac Banking and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WBC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WBC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by Staff

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