Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) Share Price and News
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Westpac Banking Corp (WBC) is Australia’s oldest banking and financial services group, with branches and operations throughout Australia, New Zealand and the near Pacific region as well as offices in key financial centres around the world including London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, the company changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in 1982 and is one of Australia’s “big four” banks in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers. Westpac is also one of the largest listed companies on the ASX.
Westpac serves nearly 13 million customers and provides a broad range of consumer, business and institutional banking and wealth management services. Its business portfolio is organised in the following five key divisions: Consumer Bank, Commercial and Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank and Westpac New Zealand.
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) Latest News
James Mickleboro | October 26, 2020 12:06pm
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX:CCL) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are making a splash on the ASX 200 on Monday... More »
Daryl Mather | October 26, 2020 9:32am
The trouble at AMP led to a portfolio review to consider asset sales across the business. Moreover, there are many interested parties. More »
James Mickleboro | October 26, 2020 8:28am
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price will be on watch on Monday after the release of an update on cash earnings impacts in... More »
Sebastian Bowen | October 26, 2020 8:28am
Here on our ASX 200 Foolish Weekly Wrap, we look at the things that moved the S&P/ASX 200 Index and the broader share market... More »
Tristan Harrison | October 22, 2020 4:35pm
The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX:XJO) finished 0.6% lower today, though it actually recovered throughout the day. It was down 1.2% in the morning. More »
James Mickleboro | October 22, 2020 1:20pm
Resolute Mining Limited (ASX:RSG) and Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) shares are two of four trading notably lower on Thursday... More »
James Mickleboro | October 22, 2020 12:06pm
Healius Ltd (ASX:HLS) and Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) shares are on the move on the ASX 200 on Thursday. Here's why... More »
Brendon Lau | October 22, 2020 9:41am
Shareholders will be hoping the AMP Limited (ASX:AMP) share price will defy the market sell-off after it released its quarterly update. More »
James Mickleboro | October 21, 2020 5:48pm
The Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) share price will be on watch tomorrow after Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) announced plans to sell its entire stake... More »
James Mickleboro | October 20, 2020 11:59am
Afterpay Ltd (ASX:APT) and BHP Group Ltd (ASX:BHP) shares are in the headlines on the ASX 200 on Tuesday. Here's why... More »
Will Westpac pay an interim dividend in 2020?
Westpac’s 2020 interim dividend decision has been deferred and no dividend will be paid in June 2020.
When does Westpac pay its dividends?
Westpac typically pays dividends twice each year, in June and December.
Does Westpac offer a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP)?
Yes. Westpac’s DRP allows eligible shareholders to reinvest some or all of their dividends in additional Westpac ordinary shares with no transaction costs.