Westpac Banking Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WBK)

$23.84 -0.45 (-1.85 %)
(As of 02/20/2018 01:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.84
Today's Range$23.62 - $23.98
52-Week Range$22.17 - $27.05
Volume282,348 shs
Average Volume266,494 shs
Market Capitalization$81.71 billion
P/E Ratio13.17
Dividend Yield6.02%
Beta1.29

About Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK)

Westpac Banking 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSE:WBK
CUSIPN/A
Phone+61-2-91557700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.74%
Current Ratio1.26%
Quick Ratio1.26%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.171270718232
Forward P/E Ratio11.98
P/E Growth3.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.58 billion
Price / Sales2.79
Cash Flow$2.11 per share
Price / Cash11.31
Book Value$13.97 per share
Price / Book1.71

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees35,096
Outstanding Shares3,346,170,000

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 declared a None dividend on Monday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.717 per share on Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a yield of 5.82%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 10th. This is an increase from Westpac Banking's previous None dividend of $0.71. View Westpac Banking's Dividend History.

Who are some of Westpac Banking's key competitors?

Who are Westpac Banking's key executives?

Westpac Banking's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Brian Charles Hartzer, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director (Age 50)
  • Peter King, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Lyn Elizabeth Cobley, Chief Executive - Westpac Institutional Bank (Age 54)
  • Brad Cooper, Chief Executive Officer - BT Financial Group (Age 55)
  • George Frazis, Chief Executive - Consumer Bank (Age 52)
  • David Lindberg, Chief Executive - Business Bank (Age 42)
  • David Alexander McLean, Chief Executive Officer - Westpac New Zealand Limited (Age 59)
  • David Curran, Chief Information Officer (Age 52)
  • David Stephen, Chief Risk Officer
  • Rebecca Lim, General Counsel, Group Executive, Compliance, Legal & Secretariat (Age 45)

Who owns Westpac Banking stock?

Westpac Banking's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.04%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Raymond James & Associates (0.04%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.03%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Deutsche Bank AG (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westpac Banking.

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

Westpac Banking's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Bollard Group LLC, Wright Investors Service Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., US Bancorp DE, Greenleaf Trust and Shoker Investment Counsel Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westpac Banking.

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

Westpac Banking's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Martin Capital Partners LLC, Profund Advisors LLC, Assetmark Inc., Taylor Frigon Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC and Lourd Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westpac Banking.

How do I buy Westpac Banking stock?

Shares of Westpac Banking 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westpac Banking's stock price today?

One share of Westpac Banking stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.84.

How big of a company is Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $81.71 billion and generates $28.58 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $6.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.81 on an earnings per share basis. Westpac Banking employs 35,096 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking's mailing address is L 20 275 Kent St, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, Australia. The bank can be reached via phone at +61-2-91557700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Westpac Banking (WBK)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  154 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  343
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westpac Banking and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.602.402.60
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK)

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/16/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightMediumView Rating Details
1/30/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> OverweightLowView Rating Details
1/17/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
11/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/19/2017CitigroupUpgradeSell -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
7/12/2017Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2016 forward)

Earnings

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK)

Westpac Banking (NYSE WBK) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2012Q2 2012$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.99 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.03 EPS

Dividends

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:1/2/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.43
Dividend Yield:6.00%
Dividend Growth:-4.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:79.01% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
71.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
70.44% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK)

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/6/2017None$0.725.82%11/10/201711/13/20171/2/2018
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 (NYSE WBK)

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Headlines

Westpac Banking (NYSE WBK) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Morgan Stanley Downgrades Westpac Banking (WBK) to Equal WeightMorgan Stanley Downgrades Westpac Banking (WBK) to Equal Weight
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 11:00 PM
Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) Delivered A Better ROE Than The Industry, Here’s WhyWestpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) Delivered A Better ROE Than The Industry, Here’s Why
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:07 PM
With An ROE Of 13.04%, Has Westpac Banking Corporation’s (ASX:WBCPC) Management Done A Good Job?With An ROE Of 13.04%, Has Westpac Banking Corporation’s (ASX:WBCPC) Management Done A Good Job?
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:32 AM
Australia banks tighten mortgage checks amid government inquiry, face revenue strainAustralia banks tighten mortgage checks amid government inquiry, face revenue strain
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:32 AM
Westpac Banking Corp (WBK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 1:44 PM
Giving Up On Westpac BankingGiving Up On Westpac Banking
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 9:36 AM
Want To Invest In Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBCPC)? Here’s How It Performed LatelyWant To Invest In Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBCPC)? Here’s How It Performed Lately
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 9:43 AM
ASX Stocks Of The DayASX Stocks Of The Day
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:22 AM
What You Should Know About Westpac Banking Corporation’s (ASX:WBC) LiquidityWhat You Should Know About Westpac Banking Corporation’s (ASX:WBC) Liquidity
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:45 AM
Financial Contrast: State Bank Financial (STBZ) and Westpac Banking (WBK)Financial Contrast: State Bank Financial (STBZ) and Westpac Banking (WBK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 7:12 PM
Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBCPC): Immense Growth Potential?Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBCPC): Immense Growth Potential?
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 9:54 AM
Westpac Banking (WBK) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchWestpac Banking (WBK) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 8:26 AM
Westpac Banking Corp (WBK) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 3:40 PM
Westpac Banking (WBK) Rating Increased to Outperform at MacquarieWestpac Banking (WBK) Rating Increased to Outperform at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 9:58 AM
Zacks Investment Research Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Westpac Banking (WBK)Zacks Investment Research Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Westpac Banking (WBK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 11:38 AM
Westpac Banking (WBK) and Its Rivals Financial ComparisonWestpac Banking (WBK) and Its Rivals Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 12 at 9:06 AM
Westpac Banking Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for WBKWestpac Banking Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for WBK
www.nasdaq.com - January 5 at 3:58 PM
Westpac Banking (WBK) Downgraded by ValuEngine to HoldWestpac Banking (WBK) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 11:16 PM
Analyzing Westpac Banking (WBK) & Its CompetitorsAnalyzing Westpac Banking (WBK) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 5:50 AM
ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 26, 2017ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 26 at 8:16 PM
Westpac Banking Corp (WBK) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsWestpac Banking Corp (WBK) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 1:52 PM
ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 11, 2017ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : December 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 4:30 PM
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 4:04 PM
ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : November 29, 2017ETFs with exposure to Westpac Banking Corp. : November 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:19 PM
Financial Survey: Westpac Banking (WBK) versus WesBanco (WSBC)Financial Survey: Westpac Banking (WBK) versus WesBanco (WSBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 11:20 AM
Westpac Banking Corp. : WBK-US: Dividend Analysis : November 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : November 14, 2017Westpac Banking Corp. : WBK-US: Dividend Analysis : November 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : November 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 6:45 AM
Westpac Banking Corp. :WBK-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended September 30, 2017 : November 10, 2017Westpac Banking Corp. :WBK-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended September 30, 2017 : November 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 1:18 PM
Westpac Banking Corporation Releases Its 2017 Annual Review and Sustainability Report, and 2017 Annual ReportWestpac Banking Corporation Releases Its 2017 Annual Review and Sustainability Report, and 2017 Annual Report
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 9:50 AM
Westpac Banking (WBK) Quant Score Hamper Rating - Investorplace.comWestpac Banking (WBK) Quant Score Hamper Rating - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 8 at 4:34 AM
Westpac CEO Hartzer Says Policy Mess Is Hitting InvestmentWestpac CEO Hartzer Says Policy Mess Is Hitting Investment
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 6:28 PM
Westpac Banking (WBK) Quant Score Hamper RatingWestpac Banking (WBK) Quant Score Hamper Rating
investorplace.com - November 7 at 11:43 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Increases Dividend to $0.72 Per ShareWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Increases Dividend to $0.72 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 8:33 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Lowered to Neutral at Credit Suisse GroupWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Lowered to Neutral at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 11:38 AM
Westpac Banking FY17 Profit Rises; Says Confident About Outlook - NasdaqWestpac Banking FY17 Profit Rises; Says Confident About Outlook - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 6 at 9:07 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 4:24 PM
Westpac says will defend itself in regulator rate-rigging lawsuitWestpac says will defend itself in regulator rate-rigging lawsuit
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 8:30 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: Peoples Utah Bancorp (PUB) and Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK)Head-To-Head Survey: People's Utah Bancorp (PUB) and Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 9:20 PM
Australia banks rate-rigging hearing delayed by settlement talksAustralia banks rate-rigging hearing delayed by settlement talks
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 9:35 PM
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 24 at 9:18 AM
Reviewing Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) & OFG Bancorp (OFG)Reviewing Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) & OFG Bancorp (OFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 2:24 PM
Series 2008-1M WST Trust -- Moodys comments on Series 2008-1M WST Trust after collateral substitutionSeries 2008-1M WST Trust -- Moody's comments on Series 2008-1M WST Trust after collateral substitution
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 9:10 AM
Westpac Banking (WBK) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - NasdaqWestpac Banking (WBK) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 6 at 12:45 PM
Westpac Banking: Uncertain Political Climate, But Upside Remains - Seeking AlphaWestpac Banking: Uncertain Political Climate, But Upside Remains - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 28 at 10:38 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesWestpac Banking Corporation (WBK) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 4:54 PM
Liberty Series 2017-1 SME -- Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Libertys first SME transaction for 2017Liberty Series 2017-1 SME -- Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Liberty's first SME transaction for 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 11:03 AM
Liberty Series 2017-1 SME -- Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Libertys first SME transaction for 2017Liberty Series 2017-1 SME -- Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Liberty's first SME transaction for 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 11:03 AM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Libertys first SME transaction for 2017Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Liberty's first SME transaction for 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 7:39 AM
Hard to keep a steady narrative on the dollar: StrategistHard to keep a steady narrative on the dollar: Strategist
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 8:31 PM
Westpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moodys assigns definitive rating to Westpacs Series 2017-C5 mortgage covered bondsWestpac Banking Corporation - Covered Bond Programme -- Moody's assigns definitive rating to Westpac's Series 2017-C5 mortgage covered bonds
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:35 AM
Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by BrokeragesWestpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:39 PM

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