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Change Today +0.35 / 1.01%
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westpac banking corp (WBC) Snapshot

Open
A$34.75
Previous Close
A$34.59
Day High
A$34.95
Day Low
A$34.72
52 Week High
04/10/14 - A$34.99
52 Week Low
06/12/13 - A$27.07
Market Cap
108.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.6M
EPS TTM
A$2.21
Shares Outstanding
3.1B
EX-Date
05/14/14
P/E TM
15.8x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
7.93%
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Westpac Banking Corporation provides various banking and financial services primarily in Australia and New Zealand. It offers personal banking products comprising transaction and savings accounts; term deposits; debit and credit cards; home loans; personal loans, car loans, and overdraft services; home and contents, life, car, travel, credit and loan repayment, disability and living, and income protection and business overheads insurance; superannuation and retirement products; and investment solutions, including share trading, managed funds, managed accounts, investment loans, and wrap products, as well as financial planning services. The company also provides business banking products consisting of bank accounts; business reserve cash, not-for-profit, and business term deposits; farm management deposits; business credit cards; vehicle and equipment finance, small and commercial business loans, and agribusiness loans; merchant services, including EFTPOS terminals, online payments, and mobile payments; business and farm insurance; and international trade solutions comprising foreign exchange, cash flow management, export and import services, and trade finance products. In addition, it offers corporate banking services, such as debt market solutions, including debt capital products, equity capital solutions, loans, bonds, structured and asset finance, fixed interest and debt securities, and interest rate derivatives; transaction banking solutions; foreign exchange; investing solutions consisting of fund management, corporate superannuation, and managed investments; commercial cards; and commodities, carbon, and energy products. The company was formerly known as Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in 1982 as a result of its merger with Commercial Bank of Australia. Westpac Banking Corporation was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

33,045 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/13/13
Founded in 1817

westpac banking corp (WBC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: A$5.6M
Group Chief Operating Officer and Company Sec...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.1M
Chief Executive Officer of Australian Financi...
Total Annual Compensation: A$3.2M
Chief Executive Officer of BT Financial Group
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.3M
Chief Executive Officer of St.George Banking ...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

westpac banking corp (WBC) Key Developments

Westpac Banking Corp Wins Approval from China Banking Regulatory Commission to Open a Branch in the New Shanghai Free Trade Zone; Appoints Simon Israel as a Non-Executive Member of its Asia Advisory Board

Westpac Banking Corp. has won approval from the China Banking Regulatory Commission to open a branch in the new Shanghai free trade zone. The area, around Pudong, is being established by the new government in China as a testing ground for policies necessary to liberalise the Chinese economy, including unrestricted convertibility of the currency, the yuan. Opening in the Shanghai free trade zone would assist the bank's funding and support trade finance and foreign exchange operations in the region. Westpac will also announced it has appointed Simon Israel, the chairman of SingTel, as a non-executive member of its Asia advisory board. Mr. Israel was president of Temasek Holdings from 2010 to 2011 and joins Lim Hwee Hua, a former finance minister of the Singaporean government, as a non-executive member of the board, which was established in November 2013.

Westpac Banking Corporation Provides Dividend Guidance for Westpac CPS for the Period Ending September 30, 2014 Payable on September 30, 2014

Westpac Banking Corporation announced expected semi-annual dividend of $2.0894 for Westpac CPS for the period ending September 30, 2014. Dividend is payable on September 30, 2014 and record date is September 22, 2014.

Westpac Banking Corporation Provides Dividend Guidance for Westpac SPS II for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 Payable on September 30, 2014

Westpac Banking Corporation announced expected quarter dividend of $1.1262 for Westpac SPS II for the period ending June 30, 2014. Dividend is payable on June 30, 2014 and record date is June 20, 2014.

 

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