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NYSE:WBK - Westpac Banking Stock Price, Forecast & News

$16.81
+0.27 (+1.63 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$16.68
Now: $16.81
$16.94
50-Day Range
$16.41
MA: $17.78
$19.87
52-Week Range
$16.27
Now: $16.81
$20.56
Volume710,247 shs
Average Volume608,155 shs
Market Capitalization$57.95 billion
P/E Ratio12.64
Dividend Yield6.61%
Beta0.89
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. Read More…

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$1.57 per share
Book Value$13.37 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees33,288
Outstanding Shares3,447,570,000
Market Cap$57.95 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 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 of this dividend is Friday, November 8th. View Westpac Banking's Dividend History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westpac Banking?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westpac Banking in the last year. There are currently 2 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?

Press coverage about WBK stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Westpac Banking earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the bank a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Westpac Banking.

Are investors shorting Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 954,200 shares, an increase of 17.9% from the November 14th total of 809,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 333,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 0.0% of the company's shares are sold short. View Westpac Banking's Current Options Chain.

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), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC), Apollo Global Management (APO), China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU) and Ciena (CIEN).

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)
  • 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)

Who are Westpac Banking's major shareholders?

Westpac Banking's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.09%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Comerica Bank (0.01%), Wealth Advisors of Tampa Bay LLC (0.00%), Martin Capital Partners LLC (0.00%) and Wetherby Asset Management Inc. (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Westpac Banking stock?

WBK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Wealth Advisors of Tampa Bay LLC, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, World Asset Management Inc, Comerica Bank, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC.

Which major investors are buying Westpac Banking stock?

WBK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Atlas Capital Advisors LLC, Corient Capital Partners LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Barclays PLC, Advisor Partners LLC, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. and Pacer Advisors Inc..

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 $16.81.

How big of a company is Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $57.95 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Westpac Banking (NYSE WBK)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  312 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  357 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  669
MarketBeat'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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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