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
Daryl Mather | May 19, 2020 9:27am
Several indicators are pointing to a fall in house prices. These ASX shares will be directly impacted, although the full effect will be economy-wide. More »
James Mickleboro | May 18, 2020 12:08pm
Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) and Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG) shares are making waves on the ASX 200 on Monday... More »
James Mickleboro | May 18, 2020 11:32am
Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are two of four dropping notably lower on Monday... More »
Sebastian Bowen | May 18, 2020 10:47am
Here on our ASX 200 Foolish Weekly Wrap, we look at some of the things that moved the S&P/ASX 200 and the broader ASX... More »
James Mickleboro | May 15, 2020 12:01pm
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) and Xero Limited (ASX:XRO) shares are making a move on the ASX 200 on Friday... More »
James Mickleboro | May 14, 2020 12:51pm
The Australian economy has just lost almost 600,000 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic... More »
Tristan Harrison | May 14, 2020 11:40am
What will happen to ASX shares if Australian house prices do actually fall 30% like some economists are predicting? More »
Brendon Lau | May 13, 2020 2:57pm
The big profit drop posted by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) obscures the fact that the stock is a standout buy compared to... More »
Matthew Donald | May 13, 2020 12:17pm
The S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX: XJO) is recovering despite the rise in unemployment. Recent measures by the government look to be restoring confidence. More »
Brendon Lau | May 13, 2020 11:08am
The pool of reliable high-yield dividend paying stocks is shrinking! But this means those with such qualities are well placed to outperform due to... More »
Tristan Harrison | May 13, 2020 7:30am
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) could be about to send Australian house prices tumbling with changes to lending requirements. More »
Tristan Harrison | May 12, 2020 2:51pm
Is the Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price a buy for future dividends at the current low share price? More »
Tristan Harrison | May 12, 2020 9:12am
Is it time to invest in shares or wait on the sidelines whilst the ASX share market keeps rising? Are those beaten-up shares be... 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.