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Westpac Banking Corporation is a banking organization. The Company provides banking and financial services in markets, including consumer, business and institutional banking and wealth management services. It has three segments: Australian Financial Services (AFS), Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) and Westpac New Zealand. It... (more)


Beta: 1.45
Market Cap(Mil.): $102,292.30
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 3,346.17
Dividend: 0.94
Yield (%): 6.15


  WBC.AX Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 12.58 15.71 16.71
EPS (TTM): 2.43 -- --
ROI: -- 0.00 0.43
ROE: 15.20 17.82 16.99

BRIEF-Westpac Banking will issue tier 2 subordinated instruments on Oct 7

* Issue of tier 2 subordinated instruments will not have a material impact on Westpac's financial position

Oct 07 2016

Westpac, ANZ shutting multiple New Zealand branches due to online banking shift

WELLINGTON, Sept 21 Australia's Westpac Banking Corp and ANZ Bank will close 26 mainly rural branches around New Zealand by mid-November, the companies said on Wednesday, as customers shift to online banking.

Sep 21 2016

Fitch Affirms Westpac's Mortgage Covered Bonds at 'AAA'/Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY, September 14 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Westpac Banking Corporation's (WBC, AA-/Stable/F1+) AUD27.2bn of outstanding mortgage covered bonds at 'AAA'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS The rating is based on WBC's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'AA-', an unchanged Discontinuity Cap (D-Cap) of 4 notches and the asset percentage (AP) of 89% used in the programme's asset coverage test, which Fitch reli

Sep 14 2016

UPDATE 1-Australia's Westpac Q3 stressed loans rise, shares skid

* Shares down 3.4 pct to one-month lows (Adds analyst comment, updates shares)

Aug 10 2016

Australia's Westpac sees higher defaults in third quarter

SYDNEY, Aug 11 Australia's No.3 lender Westpac Banking Corp said on Thursday its level of stressed assets edged up in the three-months to June as a mining downturn led to higher corporate as well as consumer defaults.

Aug 10 2016

Westpac commodity finance division expects revenue growth this year

HONG KONG, June 15 The structured commodity finance division of Australia's Westpac bank expects revenues to grow by a third this financial year as new products gain momentum, but business is likely to level out next year as the global economy falters.

Jun 15 2016

MOVES-UBS appoints ex-Westpac CEO Kelly as senior adviser -memo

ZURICH, May 26 Swiss bank UBS has recruited former Westpac Chief Executive Gail Kelly as a senior global adviser to its top management, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

May 26 2016

Westpac dual-tranche deal includes first climate bonds

SINGAPORE, May 25 (IFR) - Westpac Banking Corporation has priced a A$2.3 billion (US$1.7 billion) offering of five-year dual-tranche senior unsecured medium-term notes, including its debut climate bond.

May 25 2016

Westpac, ANZ investigating suspected home loan fraud

SYDNEY, May 9 Two of Australia's biggest banks on Monday said they are investigating suspected fraud involving false declarations by a number of home loan borrowers who rely on foreign income.

May 08 2016

Westpac targets transfer business after closing remitter accounts

SYDNEY, May 6 Westpac Banking Corp, Australia's No.3 lender, will launch a new money transfer service in June, according to a letter seen by Reuters, more than a year after it forced several remitters out of business by closing their bank accounts.

May 05 2016

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