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
Ryan Newman | April 29, 2015 11:50am
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Joshua Anderson | April 29, 2015 11:27am
David Murray's Financial Systems Inquiry and the upcoming Basel IV global banking standards are set to hit Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ),... More »
Ryan Newman | April 29, 2015 8:36am
With Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) and the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) as a whole hovering near a seven-year high,... More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | April 28, 2015 4:43pm
I'd buy Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX:CCL) and APA Group (ASX:APA), before Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) for long-term dividends. More »
Joshua Anderson | April 23, 2015 12:36pm
Will lower satisfaction lead to customers ditching Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ASX:ANZ), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA), National Australia Bank Limited... More »
Ryan Newman | April 23, 2015 12:15pm
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Owen Raszkiewicz | April 22, 2015 2:28pm
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Sean O'Neill | April 21, 2015 1:18pm
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Sean O'Neill | April 21, 2015 11:15am
With JP Morgan tipping Senex Energy Ltd (ASX:SXY) to rise 78% this year, could the establishment of an $80m debt facility kickstart the rise?... More »
Ryan Newman | April 20, 2015 1:08pm
The S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) has extended its losses today with Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) and Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW)... 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.