NYSE:WBK - Westpac Banking Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.78 -0.16 (-0.84 %) (As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.94Today's Range$18.76 - $18.9852-Week Range$16.41 - $23.10Volume244,441 shsAverage Volume321,508 shsMarket Capitalization$64.51 billionP/E Ratio10.79Dividend Yield7.02%Beta1.07 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WBK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WBK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:WBK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK719245 Webwww.westpac.com.au Phone212-551-1835Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.67 Current Ratio1.26 Quick Ratio1.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.79 Forward P/E Ratio11.05 P/E Growth7.08 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$28.76 billion Price / Sales2.24 Cash Flow$2.0150 per share Price / Cash Flow9.32 Book Value$14.30 per share Price / Book1.31Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees35,029 Outstanding Shares3,434,796,000Market Cap$64.51 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Frequently Asked Questions What is Westpac Banking's stock symbol? Westpac Banking trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WBK." How often does Westpac Banking pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westpac Banking? Westpac Banking announced a special dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.6766 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 7.09%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. View Westpac Banking's Dividend History. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westpac Banking? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westpac Banking in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Westpac Banking. Has Westpac Banking been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about WBK stock have been trending neutral on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Westpac Banking earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the bank a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Westpac Banking's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Westpac Banking include Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), HDFC Bank (HDB), Banco Santander (SAN), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), BNP PARIBAS/S (BNPQY), Lloyds Banking Group (LYG), ANZ (ANZBY), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (SMFG), Bank of Montreal (BMO), ING Groep (ING), HANG SENG BK LT/S (HSNGY), Banco Santander Brasil (BSBR), Boc Hong Kong (BHKLY) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS). 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 BHP Group (BHP), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC) and Blackstone Group (BX). 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) Who are Westpac Banking's major shareholders? Westpac Banking's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Northern Trust Corp (0.09%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.03%), Raymond James & Associates (0.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.01%) and LMR Partners LLP (0.01%). Which major investors are selling Westpac Banking stock? WBK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LMR Partners LLP, Northern Trust Corp, Raymond James & Associates, Bank of America Corp DE, World Asset Management Inc, Citigroup Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc. and Gradient Investments LLC. Which major investors are buying Westpac Banking stock? WBK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., OLD Mission Capital LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Stevens Capital Management LP, Natixis Advisors L.P., Quadrant Capital Group LLC and Jane Street Group LLC. How do I buy shares of Westpac Banking? Shares of WBK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Westpac Banking's stock price today? One share of WBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.79. How big of a company is Westpac Banking? Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $64.54 billion and generates $28.76 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $6.16 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis. Westpac Banking employs 35,029 workers across the globe. What is Westpac Banking's official website? The official website for Westpac Banking is http://www.westpac.com.au. How can I contact Westpac Banking? Westpac Banking's mailing address is LEVEL 18 275 KENT STREET, SYDNEY C3, 10017-2422. The bank can be reached via phone at 212-551-1835 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Westpac Banking (NYSE WBK)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 268 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 308 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 576MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westpac Banking and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WBK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WBK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Blockchain?