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
Owen Raszkiewicz | December 29, 2014 8:07am
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Owen Raszkiewicz | December 23, 2014 9:12am
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Owen Raszkiewicz | December 16, 2014 3:22pm
Australia’s major banks, including Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) have fallen hard in the past month. More »
Peter Stephens | December 16, 2014 9:01am
These 3 stocks could help you to outperform the ASX next year: Amcor Limited (ASX:AMC), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) and Fortescue Metals Group Limited... More »
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Owen Raszkiewicz | December 15, 2014 4:10pm
In the past six months their share prices have been smashed, is this your chance to pick up Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), Woolworths Limited... More »
Tim McArthur | December 15, 2014 9:39am
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) appears in good share for the incoming CEO. More »
Peter Stephens | December 12, 2014 9:06am
These 3 stocks could make a positive contribution to your financial future: Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW), Scentre Group Ltd (ASX:SCG) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC). More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | December 11, 2014 1:57pm
With unemployment rising rapidly, should you get ready for ultra-low interest rates by buying Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC)? More »
Darryl Daté-Shappard | December 11, 2014 9:04am
Make 2015 the year of the big, fat dividend with Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX:WPL) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC). More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | December 9, 2014 5:08pm
National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX:NAB) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) are predicting two rate cuts in 2015 and I’d bet Australia and New Zealand... More »
Mike King | December 8, 2014 5:01pm
Big four banks shrug off Inquiry recommendations 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.