ASX:WBC - Westpac Stock Price, Price Target & More

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A$28.29 -0.17 (-0.60 %)
(As of 05/27/2018 07:31 AM ET)
Previous CloseA$28.29
Today's RangeA$28.17 - A$28.43
52-Week RangeA$29.40 - A$35.39
Volume4.88 million shs
Average Volume5.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$101.92 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.28%
BetaN/A

About Westpac (ASX:WBC)

Westpac logoWestpac 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, community solutions one, not-for-profit savings, and foreign currency accounts; term, tailor-made, and farm management deposits; debit, credit, and travel money cards; home, personal, investment, small business, and commercial loans; and equipment, automotive, cash flow, property, and insurance premium 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; installment 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; and corporate and structured finance, as well as trade and supply chain finance. 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
SymbolASX:WBC
CUSIPN/A
Phone+61-2-91557700

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins37.03%
Return on Equity13.49%
Return on Assets0.96%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares3,350,000,000

Westpac (ASX:WBC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westpac's stock symbol?

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

Who are some of Westpac's key competitors?

Who are Westpac's key executives?

Westpac'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 Compliance, Legal & Secretariat and Company Sec. (Age 46)
  • Ms. Christine Parker, Group Exec. of HR, Corp. Affairs & Sustainability (Age 58)

Has Westpac been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WBC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Westpac earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 44.96 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

What is Westpac's stock price today?

One share of WBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately A$28.29.

How big of a company is Westpac?

Westpac has a market capitalization of $101.92 billion.

How can I contact Westpac?

Westpac'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 (WBC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  107 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  301
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westpac 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.

Analyst Ratings

Westpac (ASX:WBC) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
(Data available from 5/27/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Westpac (ASX:WBC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Westpac (ASX WBC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Westpac (ASX:WBC)

Westpac (ASX WBC) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Westpac (ASX WBC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Is it safe to buy Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares?Is it safe to buy Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares?
www.fool.com.au - May 23 at 9:48 AM
Australia shares fall as Westpac, Treasury Wines weigh; New Zealand climbsAustralia shares fall as Westpac, Treasury Wines weigh; New Zealand climbs
www.msn.com - May 17 at 10:32 AM
Why Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are down 4% todayWhy Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are down 4% today
www.fool.com.au - May 17 at 10:32 AM
Are the banks a sell?Are the banks a sell?
www.fool.com.au - May 15 at 10:54 AM
UBS just added these four stocks to its model portfolio for their big share price upside potentialUBS just added these four stocks to its model portfolio for their big share price upside potential
www.fool.com.au - May 11 at 11:14 AM
Are the top ASX bank shares too cheap to ignore?Are the top ASX bank shares too cheap to ignore?
www.fool.com.au - May 10 at 10:30 AM
New Zealand shares at six-week highNew Zealand shares at six-week high
www.msn.com - May 8 at 3:52 PM
Why these 3 small cap shares are zooming higherWhy these 3 small cap shares are zooming higher
www.fool.com.au - May 7 at 3:59 PM
Westpac Banking Corp reports strong first-half resultWestpac Banking Corp reports strong first-half result
www.fool.com.au - May 7 at 9:59 AM
Aussie shares rise on financials, materials; New Zealand at six-week highAussie shares rise on financials, materials; New Zealand at six-week high
www.msn.com - May 7 at 9:59 AM
Short interest in the big banks have doubled but guess which is the most shorted bank?Short interest in the big banks have doubled but guess which is the most shorted bank?
www.fool.com.au - April 27 at 10:45 AM
[$$] Ten-year Treasury yields hover below 3% as dollar holds firm[$$] Ten-year Treasury yields hover below 3% as dollar holds firm
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 10:45 AM
Westpac shares slide after UBS flags lending risk concernsWestpac shares slide after UBS flags lending risk concerns
www.msn.com - April 26 at 9:56 AM
Australias Westpac defends mortgage book as inquiry reveals poor controlsAustralia's Westpac defends mortgage book as inquiry reveals poor controls
www.cnbc.com - April 26 at 9:56 AM
How safe is my money in Westpac Banking Corp shares?How safe is my money in Westpac Banking Corp shares?
www.fool.com.au - April 26 at 9:56 AM
A 4 step plan to obtaining better financial adviceA 4 step plan to obtaining better financial advice
au.finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 4:23 PM
Should you sell some bank shares after the Royal Commission?Should you sell some bank shares after the Royal Commission?
www.fool.com.au - April 18 at 10:16 AM
This sector is a winner from the Banking Royal Commission with a $150m-$250m windfallThis sector is a winner from the Banking Royal Commission with a $150m-$250m windfall
au.finance.yahoo.com - April 15 at 4:01 PM
Westpac Banking Corp’s crackdown on ‘liar loans’ could threaten your bank dividendsWestpac Banking Corp’s crackdown on ‘liar loans’ could threaten your bank dividends
www.fool.com.au - April 12 at 11:13 AM
5 things to watch on the ASX on Wednesday5 things to watch on the ASX on Wednesday
www.fool.com.au - April 11 at 3:53 PM
Is the Westpac Banking Corp share price a buy for its 9.18% yield?Is the Westpac Banking Corp share price a buy for its 9.18% yield?
www.fool.com.au - April 11 at 10:53 AM
Silicon Valley is coming for the Big 4 banks: NAB to invest in automationSilicon Valley is coming for the Big 4 banks: NAB to invest in automation
www.fool.com.au - April 11 at 10:53 AM
Series 2008-1M WST Trust -- Moodys: No rating impact on Series 2008-1M WST Trust after collateral substitutionSeries 2008-1M WST Trust -- Moody's: No rating impact on Series 2008-1M WST Trust after collateral substitution
finance.yahoo.com - April 5 at 8:11 AM
Low Australian Inflation Isnt Going Anywhere Soon, Westpac SaysLow Australian Inflation Isn't Going Anywhere Soon, Westpac Says
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 9:33 AM
[$$] Australia trade balance beats estimates, returns to surplus[$$] Australia trade balance beats estimates, returns to surplus
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 10:50 AM
Is the risk of a dividend cut from Commonwealth Bank of Australia increasing?Is the risk of a dividend cut from Commonwealth Bank of Australia increasing?
www.msn.com - March 7 at 10:29 AM
Australias Westpac says Big Four banks are not highly profitableAustralia's Westpac says Big Four banks are not 'highly profitable'
www.streetinsider.com - February 28 at 10:12 AM
[$$] Yen touches 15-month high as dollar weakens ahead of inflation data[$$] Yen touches 15-month high as dollar weakens ahead of inflation data
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 3:58 PM
Should you buy Commonwealth Bank of Australia shares before they go ex-dividend?Should you buy Commonwealth Bank of Australia shares before they go ex-dividend?
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:59 PM
Should you buy Commonwealth Bank of Australia shares before ... - Motley Fool AustraliaShould you buy Commonwealth Bank of Australia shares before ... - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - February 13 at 8:36 AM
BRIEF-Westpac Banking Corp Updates On Westpac Capital Notes 5 OfferBRIEF-Westpac Banking Corp Updates On Westpac Capital Notes 5 Offer
www.reuters.com - February 5 at 8:37 AM
Australia’s Westpac reports small fall in stressed assets, raising $590 million in capitalAustralia’s Westpac reports small fall in stressed assets, raising $590 million in capital
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 8:37 AM
BRIEF-Westpac Banking Corp Says Co Is Considering Issuing New AT1 Capital SecuritiesBRIEF-Westpac Banking Corp Says Co Is Considering Issuing New AT1 Capital Securities
www.reuters.com - January 29 at 8:44 AM
Westpac Banking Corp share price tipped to rise to $35 - Motley Fool AustraliaWestpac Banking Corp share price tipped to rise to $35 - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - January 19 at 11:57 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moodys assigns definitive rating to Westpacs Series 2018-C3 mortgage covered bondsWestpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moody's assigns definitive rating to Westpac's Series 2018-C3 mortgage covered bonds
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 11:57 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Westpacs Series 2018-C1 and 2018-C2 mortgage covered bondsWestpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Westpac's Series 2018-C1 and 2018-C2 mortgage covered bonds
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 10:21 AM
Everything you need to know about the Westpac Banking Corp dividendEverything you need to know about the Westpac Banking Corp dividend
www.fool.com.au - January 15 at 4:30 PM
Should You Be Tempted To Buy Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) Because Of Its PE Ratio?Should You Be Tempted To Buy Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) Because Of Its PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - January 2 at 10:18 PM
Australias Westpac to sell Hastings UK, US business to Northill - ReutersAustralia's Westpac to sell Hastings' UK, US business to Northill - Reuters
www.reuters.com - December 22 at 10:38 AM
Here’s where I would reinvest my Westpac Banking Corp dividendsHere’s where I would reinvest my Westpac Banking Corp dividends
www.fool.com.au - December 19 at 4:27 PM
Buy these dividend shares instead of Westpac Banking CorpBuy these dividend shares instead of Westpac Banking Corp
www.fool.com.au - December 15 at 10:55 AM
Why I think the Commonwealth Bank of Australia share price could underperform - Motley Fool AustraliaWhy I think the Commonwealth Bank of Australia share price could underperform - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - December 14 at 5:00 PM
Westpac Banking Corp holds its AGM: Here’s what you missedWestpac Banking Corp holds its AGM: Here’s what you missed
www.fool.com.au - December 9 at 4:27 PM
Does Westpac Banking Corporation’s (ASX:WBC) 6% Earnings Growth Make It An Outperformer?Does Westpac Banking Corporation’s (ASX:WBC) 6% Earnings Growth Make It An Outperformer?
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 10:30 AM
Why I would buy Westpac Banking Corp sharesWhy I would buy Westpac Banking Corp shares
www.fool.com.au - December 7 at 10:51 AM
ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 1, 2017ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 5:43 PM
Is it time to buy Westpac Banking Corp shares?Is it time to buy Westpac Banking Corp shares?
www.fool.com.au - November 30 at 11:04 AM
China, Korea Lead Asia Stocks Lower - NasdaqChina, Korea Lead Asia Stocks Lower - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 27 at 8:23 AM
Chinese Stocks Stable After Selloff - NasdaqChinese Stocks Stable After Selloff - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 26 at 8:16 AM
Forget the Westpac Banking Corp dividend and grab these high-yield sharesForget the Westpac Banking Corp dividend and grab these high-yield shares
www.fool.com.au - November 23 at 5:07 AM

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