Westpac Banking Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:WBK)

About Westpac Banking Corporation

Westpac Banking Corporation 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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WBK
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $26.34
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.51
  • 52-Week Range: $20.17 - $26.38
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.32
  • P/E Growth: 2.74
  • Market Cap: $87.89B
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,336,842,000
  • Beta: 1.31
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.92%
  • Current Ratio: 1.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.24%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/24/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
9/2/2015Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
5/4/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.98 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK)
Annual Dividend:$1.37
Dividend Yield:5.20%
Dividend Growth:-48.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:72.11% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
69.19% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 Corporation (NYSE:WBK)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK)
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finance.yahoo.com logo6:22 am Westpac Banking provides Q1 update; Common equity Tier 1 capital ratio 9.26% at 31 December 2016 (NYSE:WBK)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 8:14 AM
News IconWestpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Updated Broker Ratings - NewsDen (NYSE:WBK)
newsden.net - February 20 at 7:34 PM
News IconAnalyst's Take Aim at These Shares: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) - Rockville Register (NYSE:WBK)
rockvilleregister.com - February 20 at 7:34 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) from Foreign Money Center Banks (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - February 7 at 3:00 AM
News IconWestpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Broker Views On Wall Street - NewsDen (NYSE:WBK)
newsden.net - February 3 at 6:43 AM
News IconEquity In Focus: Stock Strength Indicator Watch On Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:WBK)
wsbeacon.com - January 30 at 9:23 PM
News IconTechnical Trading: Focus on Shares of Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) - Market Point (NYSE:WBK)
mtptnews.com - January 30 at 9:23 PM
News IconStock Dragged Lower Ahead of Market Open: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:WBK)
aikenadvocate.com - January 30 at 9:23 PM
News IconTechnical Study: Following Indicators for Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) - Springdale Times (NYSE:WBK)
springdaletimes.com - January 16 at 8:51 PM
News IconShares Skittish Ahead of The Bell: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:WBK)
wsbeacon.com - January 13 at 3:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestpac Banking Corp. : WBK-US: Dividend Analysis : November 14th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 13, 2017 (NYSE:WBK)
www.capitalcube.com - January 13 at 3:46 PM
News IconForeign Money Center Banks: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Position of the day (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - January 9 at 3:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : January 9, 2017 (NYSE:WBK)
www.capitalcube.com - January 9 at 3:57 PM
publicnow.com logoDividend/Distribution - WBCPG (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - January 6 at 6:34 AM
publicnow.com logoAIB: Change in substantial holding from WBC (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - January 6 at 6:34 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac VIEWs over securities in IHD (NYSE:WBK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 2:31 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in IOZ (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 2:31 AM
publicnow.com logo01/01/2017 New Year Financial Head Start (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 31 at 8:49 PM
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twincountynews.com - December 31 at 1:38 AM
News IconIs Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - Twin County News (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - December 30 at 8:37 PM
News IconUpdate on Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) for the day (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - December 29 at 1:45 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in QOZ (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 29 at 1:45 AM
News IconWestpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) from Foreign Money Center Banks – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - December 24 at 8:00 PM
publicnow.com logoWestpac VIEWs over securities in TCL (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in GPT (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in SYD (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in SGP (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac VIEWs over securities in SYD (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in GMG (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in TCL (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in DUE (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in MGR (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in STW (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in SYI (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoWestpac Self-Funding Instalments over securities in IOF (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
publicnow.com logoVGL: Change in substantial holding from WBC (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 24 at 1:59 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWestpac Banking Corps Near 6% Dividend Yield (NYSE:WBK)
seekingalpha.com - December 23 at 4:30 AM
publicnow.com logoAppendix 3Y - Robert Elstone (NYSE:WBK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 22 at 1:50 AM
publicnow.com logo2017 Westpac Group Financial Calendar (Amended) (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 21 at 8:48 PM
News IconWestpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Under Analyst Spotlight - UK Market News (NYSE:WBK)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 21 at 11:30 AM
News IconCCI, ADX, and Williams %R Review for Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) - StockTalk Daily (NYSE:WBK)
stocktalkdaily.com - December 21 at 11:30 AM
publicnow.com logoCTX: Change in substantial holding from WBC (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 21 at 11:30 AM
publicnow.com logoCAF: Becoming a substantial holder from WBC (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 19 at 3:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 19, 2016 (NYSE:WBK)
www.capitalcube.com - December 19 at 3:17 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - December 19 at 1:53 AM
publicnow.com logoMQA: Ceasing to be a substantial holder from WBC (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 19 at 1:53 AM
News IconLarge Cap Foreign Money Center Banks: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) (NYSE:WBK)
twincountynews.com - December 18 at 4:33 AM
News IconShares in Focus: Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) - StockTalk Daily (NYSE:WBK)
stocktalkdaily.com - December 17 at 6:06 AM
News IconWestpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Valuation According To Analysts - UK Market News (NYSE:WBK)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 16 at 6:26 AM
publicnow.com logoFAN: Ceasing to be a substantial holder from WBC (NYSE:WBK)
www.publicnow.com - December 16 at 6:26 AM

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What is Westpac Banking Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Westpac Banking Corporation declared a dividend on Monday, November 14th. Investors of record on Monday, November 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.712 per share on Tuesday, January 3rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 15th.

Who owns Westpac Banking Corporation stock?

Westpac Banking Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.04%), Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky (0.02%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.01%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.01%), Comerica Bank (0.01%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.00%).

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

Westpac Banking Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guardian Capital LP, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Mission Wealth Management LLC, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and M&R Capital Management Inc..

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

Westpac Banking Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Guardian Capital Advisors LP, Flinton Capital Management LLC, Tyers Asset Management LLC, Comerica Bank, Santa Barbara Asset Management LLC and Federated Investors Inc. PA.

How do I buy Westpac Banking Corporation stock?

Shares of Westpac Banking Corporation 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 Corporation stock cost?

One share of Westpac Banking Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.37.

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Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff