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

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$20.47 -0.08 (-0.39 %)
(As of 09/23/2018 05:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.47
Today's Range$20.47 - $20.55
52-Week Range$19.45 - $26.38
Volume240,103 shs
Average Volume432,219 shs
Market Capitalization$68.76 billion
P/E Ratio11.70
Dividend Yield6.69%
Westpac Banking logoWestpac 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, community solutions one, not-for-profit savings, and foreign currency accounts; term, tailor-made, and farm management deposits; debit, credit, and travel money cards; home, personal, investment, small business, and commercial loans; and equipment, automotive, cash flow, property, and insurance premium 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; installment 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; and corporate and structured finance, as well as trade and supply chain finance. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.78
Current Ratio1.25
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio11.70
Forward P/E Ratio11.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.58 billion
Price / Sales2.40
Cash Flow$2.0995 per share
Price / Cash9.75
Book Value$13.97 per share
Price / Book1.47


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares3,346,170,000
Market Cap$68.76 billion

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, May 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.702 per share on Monday, July 16th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 16th. 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.

Are investors shorting Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,150,481 shares, an increase of 54.5% from the August 15th total of 744,833 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 424,217 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. View Westpac Banking's Current Options Chain.

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:
  • Mr. Brian Charles Hartzer B.A., C.F.A., MD, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. David Curran B.Com, Chief Information Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Rebecca Lim L.L.B., B Econ, LLB (Hons), Group Exec. of Compliance, Legal & Secretariat and Company Sec. (Age 46)
  • Ms. Christine Parker, Group Exec. of HR (Age 58)
  • Mr. Peter Francis King F.C.A., BEc, FCA, Acting Chief Risk Officer (Age 48)

Who are Westpac Banking's major shareholders?

Westpac Banking's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Northern Trust Corp (0.09%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.04%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.04%), Raymond James & Associates (0.04%) and Glenmede Trust Co. NA (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, Oxbow Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Aperio Group LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Advisors Asset Management Inc. and World Asset Management Inc.

Which institutional investors are buying Westpac Banking stock?

WBK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Northern Trust Corp, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Dean Capital Investments Management LLC and Gradient Investments LLC.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westpac Banking's stock price today?

One share of WBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.47.

How big of a company is Westpac Banking?

Westpac Banking has a market capitalization of $68.76 billion and generates $28.58 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $6.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.75 on an earnings per share basis. Westpac Banking employs 35,096 workers across the globe.

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 20 275 KENT STREET, SYDNEY C3, 10017-2422. The bank can be reached via phone at 61-2-9374-7113 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:  245 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  523
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 9/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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