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
Ken Hall | June 22, 2020 12:45pm
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Ken Hall | June 22, 2020 10:09am
The National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) share price has slumped 24.2% lower in 2020 but how does the Aussie bank compare to its... More »
James Mickleboro | June 22, 2020 8:10am
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) expects the cash rate to remain at the record low of 0.25% for some time to come. These dividend shares... More »
Phil Harpur | June 20, 2020 10:30am
Interest rates look set to remain at historic lows for the next few years. I think these 3 blue chip ASX shares are worth... More »
Brendon Lau | June 19, 2020 4:48pm
ASX big bank dividends are a write-off in FY20 but are set to rebound in FY21. Want to know which bank gives you the... More »
James Mickleboro | June 19, 2020 12:04pm
Appen Ltd (ASX:APX) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are making waves on the ASX 200 on Friday... More »
Matthew Donald | June 18, 2020 4:02pm
First home buyers are facing an incredibly difficult task in saving for a deposit. An investment in Australian shares may help them save. More »
James Mickleboro | June 18, 2020 12:01pm
Afterpay Ltd (ASX:APT) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are on the move on the ASX 200 on Thursday. Here's what's happening... More »
James Mickleboro | June 17, 2020 6:09pm
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price will be on Thursday after announcing the complete divestment of its Pendal Group Ltd (ASX:PDL) stake... 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.