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 | October 8, 2014 2:23pm
Could two of investors' favourite dividend stocks, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), be entering the buy zone?... More »
3 banks that could smash the ASX: National Australia Bank Ltd., Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and Westpac Banking Corp
Peter Stephens | October 3, 2014 8:26am
These 3 banks could outperform the ASX moving forward: National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) and Westpac Banking... More »
Tim McArthur | October 2, 2014 9:00am
Shareholders in 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)... More »
Are Telstra Corporation Ltd, Westpac Banking Corp and Woolworths Limited the best ASX stocks for a blue-chip retirement?
Owen Raszkiewicz | September 26, 2014 3:49pm
If you’ve held Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) and Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) for a while, then your retirement is looking good... More »
Mike King | September 17, 2014 1:17pm
Big four bank shares fall more than the dividend yield More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | September 11, 2014 5:01pm
It’s possible both Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) and National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) aren’t a sound investment at today’s prices. More »
Peter Stephens | September 11, 2014 8:33am
Is now the right time to add Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) to your portfolio? More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | September 10, 2014 2:24pm
All have strong balance sheets and brand recognition. So should you be prepared to pay the current market price for Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS),... More »
Mike King | September 10, 2014 12:30pm
Mobile payments companies face giant threat from Apple Pay More »
Westpac Banking Corp, Macquarie Group Ltd and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group: Should you buy?
Owen Raszkiewicz | September 8, 2014 3:18pm
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) are battling it out for your hard-earned investment... 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.