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
Sebastian Bowen | September 24, 2020 3:43pm
Is the Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price a buy today, or should you leave Westpac shares alone in their penalty box? More »
James Mickleboro | September 24, 2020 12:00pm
Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are making a splash on the ASX 200 on Thursday... More »
James Mickleboro | September 24, 2020 10:59am
Here's why Afterpay Ltd (ASX:APT) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) shares are two of four dropping notably lower on Thursday... More »
James Mickleboro | September 24, 2020 8:24am
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) share price will be on watch today after settling its case with AUSTRAC for $1.3 billion... More »
James Mickleboro | September 24, 2020 6:31am
Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) is tipping a rate cut at the next RBA meeting. Buy these ASX dividend shares to beat the cut... More »
More pain ahead for savers and retirees as Westpac forecasts an October interest rate slash to just 0.1%
Sebastian Bowen | September 23, 2020 3:19pm
What would an interest rate of 0.1% mean if the Reserve Bank cuts rates next month? Savers and retirees won't be pleased. More »
Tony Yoo | September 22, 2020 9:06am
Foreign banks warned of potentially criminal transactions, but the two banks accused of still allowing money to flow in and out of Australia. More »
Brendon Lau | September 21, 2020 6:35pm
It’s now or never for rotating your share portfolio towards ASX value stocks and away from growth, according to a leading broker. More »
Sebastian Bowen | September 21, 2020 8:13am
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Brendon Lau | September 18, 2020 3:06pm
Speculation that New Zealand may use negative interest rates to reflate its COVID-19 punctured economy could weigh on ASX bank stocks. More »
James Mickleboro | September 16, 2020 6:27am
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Sebastian Bowen | September 15, 2020 5:30pm
Is there any reason to buy ASX bank shares like Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) in 2020? No growth, limited dividends.. maybe not. 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.