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
Tristan Harrison | April 10, 2017 8:15am
The banks' share prices are high, but the clouds are looming, I think it's time to sell. More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | April 6, 2017 11:36am
Before Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares, I would consider Blackmores Limited (ASX:BKL) shares. More »
James Mickleboro | April 5, 2017 3:00pm
I believe the current Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price has more downside risk than upside potential. For this reason I think investors should... More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | April 5, 2017 12:05pm
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) share price is once again pushing to a yearly high, but the Mantra Group Ltd (ASX:MTR) share price... More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | April 3, 2017 10:11am
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) shares are forecast to pay a dividend of 4.92% fully franked. More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | March 31, 2017 4:29pm
The S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) ended lower on Friday despite Nextdc Ltd (ASX:NXT) and Bapcor Ltd (ASX:BAP) rallying. More »
Sean O'Neill | March 30, 2017 12:19pm
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), and Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG) hit new highs this morning. More »
James Mickleboro | March 30, 2017 12:16pm
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price is just a whisker away from a new 18-month high. Is it still good value or... More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | March 30, 2017 12:09pm
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) share price has performed strongly for many years. More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | March 23, 2017 9:34am
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) and National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) are facing... More »
James Mickleboro | March 21, 2017 12:04pm
Opinion is divided on the Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price. Is it likely to go up or down from here? More »
Tristan Harrison | March 15, 2017 8:01am
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) and the other Big 4 banks don't look like buys to me, 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.