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
Daryl Mather | November 3, 2020 3:10pm
ASX shares appear set to benefit from rises in housing prices and rapid growth in job numbers as the economy recovers from Covid-19. More »
Sebastian Bowen | November 3, 2020 1:33pm
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) has just announced its first dividend for 2020. Here's what you need to know. More »
James Mickleboro | November 3, 2020 8:00am
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Tristan Harrison | November 2, 2020 4:36pm
The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX:XJO) went up by 0.5% today. Big 4 bank Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) released its FY20 result. More »
James Mickleboro | November 2, 2020 10:53am
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Sebastian Bowen | November 2, 2020 9:42am
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James Mickleboro | November 2, 2020 9:18am
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price will be on watch this morning after posting a sharp decline in its cash earnings in FY... More »
James Mickleboro | November 1, 2020 10:15am
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price will be on watch on Monday when it releases its full year results. Here's what to expect... 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.