Westpac Banking Corp Company Profile (NYSE:WBK)

About Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)

Westpac Banking Corp logoWestpac Banking Corporation is a banking organization. The Company provides a range of banking and financial services in markets, including consumer, business and institutional banking and wealth management services. The Company is engaged in the provision of financial services, including lending, deposit taking, payments services, investment portfolio management and advice, superannuation and funds management, insurance services, leasing finance, general finance, interest rate risk management and foreign exchange services. The Company's segments include Consumer Bank, Business Bank, BT Financial Group (BTFG), Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) and Westpac New Zealand. The Company has branches throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia and in the Pacific region. The Company through its division offers its services under various brands, such as Westpac, St.George, BankSA, Bank of Melbourne and RAMS brands.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Foreign Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:WBK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.westpac.com.au
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $78.2 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,347,773,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $25.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.84
  • 52 Week Range: $20.32 - $27.05
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.98
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.45
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.14
  • Book Value: $13.25 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.76
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.37
  • Dividend Yield: 6.0%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.92%
  • Current Ratio: 1.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.24%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 170,727 shs.
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Short Ratio: 3.16
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)

What is Westpac Banking Corp's stock symbol?

Westpac Banking Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WBK."

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

Westpac Banking Corp announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, May 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.689 per share on Friday, July 14th. This represents a yield of 5.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 16th. View Westpac Banking Corp's Dividend History.

Who are some of Westpac Banking Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Westpac Banking Corp stock?

Westpac Banking Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.05%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.04%), Karp Capital Management Corp (0.03%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.03%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.03%) and Todd Asset Management LLC (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westpac Banking Corp.

Who sold Westpac Banking Corp stock? Who is selling Westpac Banking Corp stock?

Westpac Banking Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Corp DE, Jane Street Group LLC, Sei Investments Co., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westpac Banking Corp.

Who bought Westpac Banking Corp stock? Who is buying Westpac Banking Corp stock?

Westpac Banking Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karp Capital Management Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Verity Asset Management Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc., Credit Suisse AG and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westpac Banking Corp.

How do I buy Westpac Banking Corp stock?

Shares of Westpac Banking Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Westpac Banking Corp stock cost?

One share of Westpac Banking Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.36.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/9/2017MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
8/11/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/2/2015Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.04 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
Next Dividend:7/14/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.37
Dividend Yield:5.86%
Dividend Growth:-48.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:69.54% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
67.16% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)

Dividend History by Quarter for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/9/2017semiannual$0.695.72%5/16/20175/18/20177/14/2017
11/14/2016$0.7111/15/201611/14/20161/3/2017
11/9/2016$0.7111/17/201611/21/20161/2/2017
5/2/2016$0.715/10/20165/12/20167/14/2016
11/9/2015$0.6611/12/201511/16/201512/31/2015
5/5/2015special$0.735.37%5/12/20155/14/20157/13/2015
11/5/2014semiannual$0.805.38%11/6/201411/10/201412/29/2014
5/6/2014special$0.834.8%5/13/20145/15/20147/14/2014
11/5/2013special$0.105.13%11/12/201311/14/201312/30/2013
11/5/2013semiannual$0.845.13%11/12/201311/14/201312/30/2013
5/6/2013special$4.955.09%5/14/20135/16/20137/10/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
Latest Headlines for Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac Banking Corp. : WBK-US: Dividend Analysis : May 18th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Westpac's Series 2017-C1 and 2017-C2 mortgage covered bonds
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 9:54 AM
bloomberg.com logoBest Forecasters See No Reprieve for Dollar as Trump Woes Mount - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 17 at 9:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoScott Morrison Channels Willy Sutton - Tax The Banks Because That's Where The Money Is
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 8:21 AM
nasdaq.com logoRelative Strength Alert For Westpac Banking
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 12:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac Banking Corp. :WBK-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 3:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 10:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp Declares Dividend of $0.69 (wbk)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 3:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoI'm not picking a fight with the banks: Australia Treasurer tells CNBC
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Cut to "Neutral" at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac reports AU$4.02b in cash profit as customers go digital
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:07 PM
nasdaq.com logoWestpac Banking H1 Profit Rises
www.nasdaq.com - May 8 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac Profit Rises on Institutional Bank; Margins Shrink
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 10:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 1:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Getting Very Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.26
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 2:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac considers itself Australia's oldest startup
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Short Interest Up 26.5% in March
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 12:25 PM
cnbc.com logoAsia markets open weaker ahead of RBA decision, Nikkei down 0.7%
www.cnbc.com - April 3 at 8:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoACCC rejects banks' Apple bargaining bid
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 8:23 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Updates on it's Wealth Market - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - March 23 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac raises its variable mortgage rates
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 1:51 AM
moodys.com logoLiberty Series 2017-1 Trust -- Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Liberty's first prime & non-conforming RMBS transaction for 2017
www.moodys.com - March 13 at 8:11 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's upgrades ratings on notes from two WST series RMBS
www.moodys.com - March 9 at 4:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac spruiks low-rate card at hearing
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac offered 'general advice' on super
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBligh an outstanding ABA choice: Westpac
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac putting customers first: Hartzer
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestpac says no house price bubble here
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 12:30 AM
bloomberg.com logoThe 10,000-Mile Journey to Short Australia
www.bloomberg.com - February 23 at 3:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:22 am Westpac Banking provides Q1 update; Common equity Tier 1 capital ratio 9.26% at 31 December 2016
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 8:14 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac VIEWs over securities in IHD
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 2:31 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWestpac Banking Corps Near 6% Dividend Yield
seekingalpha.com - December 23 at 4:30 AM
publicnow.com logoAppendix 3Y - Robert Elstone
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 22 at 1:50 AM

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This page was last updated on 5/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff