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Westpac Banking Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.83%)
(As of 12/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
290,003 shs
Average Volume
113,940 shs
Market Capitalization
$53.34 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Westpac Banking

Westpac Banking Corp. engages in the provision of banking and financial services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Bank, Business Bank, BT Financial Group (Australia), Westpac Institutional Bank, Westpac New Zealand and Group Businesses. The Consumer Bank segment covers consumer banking products and services under the Westpac, St. George, BankSA, Bank of Melbourne and RAMS brands. The Business Bank segment involves in sales and customer service of small-to-medium enterprise, commercial and agribusiness customers under the Westpac, St.George, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA brands. The BT Financial Group (Australia) segment manages wealth and insurance division. The Westpac Institutional Bank segment delivers a range of financial services to commercial, corporate, institutional, and government customers. The Westpac New Zealand segment comprises sales and service of banking, wealth and insurance products for consumer, business and institutional customers. The Group Businesses segment is responsible for the management of the Group's balance sheet, group technology which includes functions for the Australian businesses and core support which covers functions perform


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$24.66 billion
Cash Flow
$1.76 per share
Book Value
$14.78 per share


Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$53.34 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

1.58 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

950th out of 1,340 stocks

Commercial Banks, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

32nd out of 38 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Westpac Banking a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westpac Banking in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Westpac Banking stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WBK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Westpac Banking's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Westpac Banking's stock was trading at $12.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WBK shares have increased by 17.3% and is now trading at $14.54.
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How often does Westpac Banking pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking declared a semi-annual dividend on Tuesday, November 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.4509 per share on Friday, December 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 5.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 8th. This is an increase from Westpac Banking's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.45.
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Is Westpac Banking a good dividend stock?

Westpac Banking pays an annual dividend of $0.89 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.17%. WBK has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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Who are Westpac Banking's key executives?

Westpac Banking's management team includes the following people:
  • Peter Francis King, Chief Executive Officer, MD & Director
  • Scott Collary, Chief Operating Officer
  • Michael Rowland, Chief Financial Officer
  • Leslie Wilson Vance, Group Executive-Financial Crime & Compliance
  • David Alexander McLean, Chief Executive Officer-Westpac New Zealand

What is Brian Hartzer's approval rating as Westpac Banking's CEO?

488 employees have rated Westpac Banking CEO Brian Hartzer on Glassdoor.com. Brian Hartzer has an approval rating of 84% among Westpac Banking's employees.

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).

What is Westpac Banking's stock symbol?

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

Who are Westpac Banking's major shareholders?

Westpac Banking's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.10%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.04%), Avalon Investment & Advisory (0.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Westpac Banking stock?

WBK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley, Citadel Advisors LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Qtron Investments LLC, Atlas Capital Advisors LLC, and Koss Olinger Consulting LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Westpac Banking stock?

WBK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Comerica Bank, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Avalon Investment & Advisory, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Wealthsource Partners LLC, Creative Planning, and Raymond James Financial Services 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Westpac Banking's stock price today?

One share of WBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.54.

How much money does Westpac Banking make?

Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $53.34 billion and generates $24.66 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Westpac Banking have?

Westpac Banking employs 36,849 workers across the globe.

When was Westpac Banking founded?

Westpac Banking was founded in 1817.

What is Westpac Banking's official website?

The official website for Westpac Banking is www.westpac.com.au.

Where are Westpac Banking's headquarters?

Westpac Banking is headquartered at LEVEL 18 275 KENT STREET, SYDNEY C3, 10017-2422.

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 (129) 155-7713, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 61-2-8253-1207.

This page was last updated on 12/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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