NYSE:WBK

Westpac Banking Competitors

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$19.27
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$19.49
50-Day Range
$18.36
MA: $19.06
$19.71
52-Week Range
$9.14
Now: $19.37
$19.73
Volume78,218 shs
Average Volume113,631 shs
Market Capitalization$66.78 billion
P/E Ratio14.56
Dividend Yield2.31%
Beta0.99

Competitors

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) Vs. RY, HDB, TD, MUFG, BMO, and SAN

Should you be buying WBK stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "commercial banks, not elsewhere classified" are considered alternatives and competitors to Westpac Banking, including Royal Bank of Canada (RY), HDFC Bank (HDB), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Bank of Montreal (BMO), and Banco Santander (SAN).

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) and Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Royal Bank of Canada and Westpac Banking's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Royal Bank of Canada18.78%14.84%0.73%
Westpac BankingN/AN/AN/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.8% of Royal Bank of Canada shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Westpac Banking shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Royal Bank of Canada and Westpac Banking's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Royal Bank of Canada$45.54 billion2.90$8.50 billion$5.9315.61
Westpac Banking$24.94 billion2.68$4.77 billion$1.3314.56

Royal Bank of Canada has higher revenue and earnings than Westpac Banking. Westpac Banking is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Royal Bank of Canada, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Royal Bank of Canada pays an annual dividend of $3.39 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Westpac Banking pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Royal Bank of Canada pays out 57.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Westpac Banking pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Royal Bank of Canada has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Royal Bank of Canada is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Royal Bank of Canada and Westpac Banking, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Royal Bank of Canada031002.77
Westpac Banking03302.50

Royal Bank of Canada presently has a consensus price target of $121.7518, indicating a potential upside of 31.50%. Given Royal Bank of Canada's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Royal Bank of Canada is more favorable than Westpac Banking.

Risk & Volatility

Royal Bank of Canada has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westpac Banking has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Royal Bank of Canada beats Westpac Banking on 14 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

HDFC Bank (NYSE:HDB) and Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for HDFC Bank and Westpac Banking, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
HDFC Bank01002.00
Westpac Banking03302.50

Volatility and Risk

HDFC Bank has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westpac Banking has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

17.8% of HDFC Bank shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Westpac Banking shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of HDFC Bank shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares HDFC Bank and Westpac Banking's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HDFC Bank$19.07 billion6.64$3.45 billion$1.9834.98
Westpac Banking$24.94 billion2.68$4.77 billion$1.3314.56

Westpac Banking has higher revenue and earnings than HDFC Bank. Westpac Banking is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HDFC Bank, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares HDFC Bank and Westpac Banking's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
HDFC Bank19.69%15.48%1.84%
Westpac BankingN/AN/AN/A

Summary

HDFC Bank beats Westpac Banking on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) and The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Dividends

Westpac Banking pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The Toronto-Dominion Bank pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Westpac Banking pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Toronto-Dominion Bank pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Toronto-Dominion Bank has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Westpac Banking and The Toronto-Dominion Bank, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westpac Banking03302.50
The Toronto-Dominion Bank45201.82

The Toronto-Dominion Bank has a consensus target price of $77.1364, indicating a potential upside of 16.59%. Given The Toronto-Dominion Bank's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Toronto-Dominion Bank is more favorable than Westpac Banking.

Risk and Volatility

Westpac Banking has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Toronto-Dominion Bank has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Westpac Banking and The Toronto-Dominion Bank's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westpac BankingN/AN/AN/A
The Toronto-Dominion Bank22.23%11.63%0.62%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Westpac Banking and The Toronto-Dominion Bank's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westpac Banking$24.94 billion2.68$4.77 billion$1.3314.56
The Toronto-Dominion Bank$39.92 billion3.01$8.85 billion$3.9916.58

The Toronto-Dominion Bank has higher revenue and earnings than Westpac Banking. Westpac Banking is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Toronto-Dominion Bank, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.5% of Westpac Banking shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.0% of The Toronto-Dominion Bank shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

The Toronto-Dominion Bank beats Westpac Banking on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MUFG) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Westpac Banking shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.2% of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Westpac Banking and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westpac BankingN/AN/AN/A
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group4.73%4.27%0.22%

Dividends

Westpac Banking pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Westpac Banking pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group pays out 29.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Westpac Banking and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westpac Banking03302.50
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group01302.75

Volatility and Risk

Westpac Banking has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Westpac Banking and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westpac Banking$24.94 billion2.68$4.77 billion$1.3314.56
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group$67.15 billion1.01$4.86 billion$0.677.90

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has higher revenue and earnings than Westpac Banking. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westpac Banking, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group beats Westpac Banking on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) and Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Bank of Montreal pays an annual dividend of $3.33 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Westpac Banking pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Bank of Montreal pays out 58.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Westpac Banking pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Bank of Montreal has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Bank of Montreal is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Bank of Montreal has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westpac Banking has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Bank of Montreal and Westpac Banking, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Bank of Montreal12802.64
Westpac Banking03302.50

Bank of Montreal currently has a consensus target price of $100.0714, indicating a potential upside of 9.86%. Given Bank of Montreal's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Bank of Montreal is more favorable than Westpac Banking.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.2% of Bank of Montreal shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Westpac Banking shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Bank of Montreal shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bank of Montreal and Westpac Banking's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bank of Montreal$25.68 billion2.30$3.79 billion$5.7315.90
Westpac Banking$24.94 billion2.68$4.77 billion$1.3314.56

Westpac Banking has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Bank of Montreal. Westpac Banking is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bank of Montreal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Bank of Montreal and Westpac Banking's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Bank of Montreal14.82%10.69%0.55%
Westpac BankingN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Bank of Montreal beats Westpac Banking on 14 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) and Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Banco Santander has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westpac Banking has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Banco Santander and Westpac Banking's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Banco Santander$55.14 billion1.06$7.30 billion$0.496.88
Westpac Banking$24.94 billion2.68$4.77 billion$1.3314.56

Banco Santander has higher revenue and earnings than Westpac Banking. Banco Santander is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westpac Banking, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

1.4% of Banco Santander shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Westpac Banking shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.5% of Banco Santander shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Banco Santander and Westpac Banking's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Banco Santander-13.21%7.24%0.47%
Westpac BankingN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Banco Santander and Westpac Banking, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Banco Santander10702.75
Westpac Banking03302.50

Summary

Banco Santander beats Westpac Banking on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Westpac Banking Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Royal Bank of Canada logo
RY
Royal Bank of Canada
2.5$92.59-0.3%$131.89 billion$45.54 billion15.80Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
HDFC Bank logo
HDB
HDFC Bank
0.9$69.27-1.1%$126.61 billion$19.07 billion32.67Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
The Toronto-Dominion Bank logo
TD
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
2.2$66.16-0.1%$120.32 billion$39.92 billion13.73Analyst Report
News Coverage
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group logo
MUFG
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
1.6$5.29-1.5%$67.95 billion$67.15 billion23.00
Bank of Montreal logo
BMO
Bank of Montreal
2.1$91.09-0.0%$58.94 billion$25.68 billion16.18Analyst Report
Banco Santander logo
SAN
Banco Santander
0.8$3.37-0.6%$58.44 billion$55.14 billion-7.93Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Cut
ICICI Bank logo
IBN
ICICI Bank
1.1$15.02-2.1%$51.93 billion$12.60 billion29.45Stock Split
Gap Down
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group logo
SMFG
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
1.9$6.90-1.0%$47.37 billion$48.89 billion9.32
ING Groep logo
ING
ING Groep
2.0$12.02-2.2%$46.84 billion$20.51 billion15.61
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce logo
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
2.4$99.93-0.4%$44.78 billion$18.76 billion16.41Analyst Report
Barclays logo
BCS
Barclays
1.6$10.00-1.8%$43.41 billion$27.62 billion17.24
Lloyds Banking Group logo
LYG
Lloyds Banking Group
1.6$2.28-1.3%$40.44 billion$23.33 billion4.30Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria logo
BBVA
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
1.0$5.26-1.0%$35.07 billion$27.49 billion-65.75Upcoming Earnings
NatWest Group logo
NWG
NatWest Group
0.9$5.26-2.1%$30.97 billion$22.45 billion30.94
First Republic Bank logo
FRC
First Republic Bank
2.0$172.66-1.2%$29.73 billion$4.16 billion29.72Analyst Report
Banco Santander (Brasil) logo
BSBR
Banco Santander (Brasil)
1.3$6.87-0.3%$25.76 billion$22.66 billion9.16Upcoming Earnings
KB Financial Group logo
KB
KB Financial Group
1.8$46.91-0.0%$19.51 billion$14.46 billion6.62
Banco de Chile logo
BCH
Banco de Chile
1.6$23.70-4.3%$11.97 billion$3.67 billion19.27Analyst Upgrade
Banco Santander-Chile logo
BSAC
Banco Santander-Chile
1.4$23.61-5.4%$11.12 billion$3.49 billion19.84Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Credicorp logo
BAP
Credicorp
2.5$122.59-2.1%$9.78 billion$4.96 billion49.04Analyst Upgrade
Bancolombia logo
CIB
Bancolombia
1.4$32.14-1.6%$7.73 billion$6.65 billion27.71
Banco Santander México, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Santander México logo
BSMX
Banco Santander México, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Santander México
0.6$5.64-0.0%$7.66 billion$7.35 billion8.17Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores logo
AVAL
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores
1.8$6.27-0.0%$6.99 billion$8.44 billion9.80
Woori Financial Group logo
WF
Woori Financial Group
1.4$27.82-0.6%$6.70 billion$9.18 billion4.00
Intercorp Financial Services logo
IFS
Intercorp Financial Services
1.4$26.38-4.7%$3.01 billion$1.39 billion25.12Analyst Downgrade
Itaú Corpbanca logo
ITCB
Itaú Corpbanca
1.0$6.10-2.0%$2.08 billion$2.82 billion-2.35Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son logo
NTB
The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son
1.9$37.70-1.2%$2.03 billion$532.60 million13.14Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Grupo Financiero Galicia logo
GGAL
Grupo Financiero Galicia
1.5$7.19-0.6%$1.03 billion$2.12 billion2.30
Banco Macro logo
BMA
Banco Macro
0.8$12.56-1.3%$841.14 million$2.36 billion1.59
Peapack-Gladstone Financial logo
PGC
Peapack-Gladstone Financial
1.9$31.07-1.2%$587.50 million$235.37 million16.79
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A logo
BLX
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A
1.7$14.58-0.1%$578.42 million$290.82 million8.24
Banco BBVA Argentina logo
BBAR
Banco BBVA Argentina
0.8$2.55-3.1%$520.80 million$1.70 billion2.06Analyst Upgrade
Esquire Financial logo
ESQ
Esquire Financial
1.7$23.00-0.8%$180.09 million$48.47 million14.02Analyst Downgrade
Grupo Supervielle logo
SUPV
Grupo Supervielle
1.7$1.77-0.6%$161.68 million$619.48 million2.64News Coverage
Scully Royalty logo
SRL
Scully Royalty
0.6$8.30-0.2%$104.03 million$85.36 million0.00News Coverage
Summit State Bank logo
SSBI
Summit State Bank
0.9$16.75-0.9%$101.67 million$32.66 million10.74Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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