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

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A$24.33 +0.02 (+0.08 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 06:46 AM ET)
Previous CloseA$24.31
Today's RangeA$24.14 - A$24.77
52-Week RangeA$29.40 - A$35.39
Volume10.11 million shs
Average Volume5.41 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio10.57
Dividend Yield7.63%
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

Stock Exchange ASX
Industry Banks - Global
SectorFinancial Services
Current SymbolASX:WBC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio10.57
Forward P/E Ratio10.10
P/E Growth2.38

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.42 billion
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowA$20.06 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.21
Book ValueA$18.82 per share
Price / Book1.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding SharesN/A
Market Cap$0.00

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 dividend yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 13th. View Westpac Banking's Dividend History.

Has Westpac Banking been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WBC stock has been trending neutral on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Westpac Banking earned a coverage optimism score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Westpac Banking's key competitors?

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 51)
  • Mr. Peter Francis King F.C.A., BEc, FCA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. David Curran B.Com, Chief Information Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Rebecca Lim L.L.B., B Econ, LLB (Hons), Group Exec. of Legal & Secretariat (Age 46)
  • Ms. Christine Parker, Group Exec. of HR (Age 58)

What is Westpac Banking's stock price today?

One share of WBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately A$24.33.

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:  138 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
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 12/19/2018 by Staff

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