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NYSE:WBKWestpac Banking Stock Price, Forecast & News

$10.13
+0.77 (+8.23 %)
(As of 04/7/2020 08:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.77
Now: $10.13
$10.18
50-Day Range
$8.10
MA: $12.75
$17.19
52-Week Range
$7.98
Now: $10.13
$20.56
Volume901,800 shs
Average Volume952,649 shs
Market Capitalization$34.92 billion
P/E Ratio7.62
Dividend Yield11.67%
Beta1.16
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.29 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-551-1835

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$24.94 billion
Cash Flow$1.67 per share
Book Value$13.37 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees33,288
Outstanding Shares3,447,570,000
Market Cap$34.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Westpac Banking's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Westpac Banking's stock was trading at $12.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WBK stock has decreased by 18.3% and is now trading at $10.13. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Westpac Banking?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westpac Banking in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Westpac Banking.

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

Westpac Banking announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Monday, November 4th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.547 per share on Monday, December 30th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 8th. View Westpac Banking's dividend history.

Has Westpac Banking been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WBK stock has been trending very negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Westpac Banking earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutWestpac Banking.

Who are some of Westpac Banking's key competitors?

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 Intelsat (I), Bank of America (BAC), Fossil Group (FOSL), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Apollo Global Management (APO), First Data (FDC), China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU) and Ciena (CIEN).

Who are Westpac Banking's key executives?

Westpac Banking's management team includes the following 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)
  • Mr. Gary Thursby F.C.A., BEc, DipAcc, FCA, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Christine Parker, Group Exec. of HR (Age 59)
  • Mr. George Frazis M.B.A., Exec. Officer (Age 55)

What is Westpac Banking's stock symbol?

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

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Westpac Banking's stock price today?

One share of WBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.13.

How big of a company is Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $34.92 billion and generates $24.94 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $4.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.33 on an earnings per share basis. Westpac Banking employs 33,288 workers across the globe. View additional information about Westpac Banking.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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