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 | July 1, 2014 4:40pm
Is its 5.3% dividend yield worth the risk? I don’t think so. More »
Mike King | June 24, 2014 4:22pm
Groups A & B have completed their games - read on to see who made it through More »
Ryan Newman | June 18, 2014 12:51pm
Both teams have been running hot in recent years, but which will prove to be the better team today? More »
Mike King | June 13, 2014 4:07pm
Deposit rates are falling as banks try to wring the most they can out of cheap offshore funding More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | June 10, 2014 2:40pm
These two iconic Aussie banks go head-to-head for your investment dollars. More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | June 6, 2014 3:03pm
It may not be the time to buy this banking giant. More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | June 4, 2014 1:17pm
They dominate credit markets and pay great dividends but are they worth it? More »
Owen Raszkiewicz | June 2, 2014 3:21pm
These two banks have reputations for growing both dividends and earnings. But are they expensive? More »
Claude Walker | May 30, 2014 10:09am
Steady, reliable and generous dividend streams will allow you to focus on enjoying your retirement. More »
Peter Andersen | May 29, 2014 5:52am
When you have four monsters eating the same cake, they’re bound to leave a mess... 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.