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
Brendon Lau | July 7, 2020 12:25pm
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Sebastian Bowen | July 6, 2020 8:50am
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James Mickleboro | July 3, 2020 4:19pm
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price dropped lower on Friday after the banking giant admitted to underpaying its staff... More »
James Mickleboro | July 2, 2020 12:05pm
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Ken Hall | July 2, 2020 9:10am
The National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) share price slumped 32% lower in FY20 but where will the ASX bank share finish the year? More »
James Mickleboro | July 1, 2020 12:57pm
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price is pushing higher after a leading broker upgraded it to a buy rating. Here's why... More »
James Mickleboro | July 1, 2020 12:01pm
NEXTDC Ltd (ASX:NXT) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are making a splash on the ASX 200 on Wednesday. Here's why... More »
Brendon Lau | June 30, 2020 2:44pm
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Sebastian Bowen | June 30, 2020 2:27pm
It's been a not so good, very bad year for ASX banking shares like Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA). What's next? More »
James Mickleboro | June 30, 2020 12:01pm
Collins Foods Ltd (ASX:CKF), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), and WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX:WTC) shares are on the move on the ASX 200 today... More »
Brendon Lau | June 30, 2020 9:55am
ASX banks will be exiting FY20 with their tails between their legs but investors may not fully appreciate the key risks to their earnings. More »
Brendon Lau | June 29, 2020 10:15am
ASX banks are crashing this morning but feedback from credit union CUA could shine a ray of hope for coronavirus-afflicted sector. 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.