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 | October 2, 2020 2:00pm
High yield stocks have lost out to high growth momentum stocks. But this could be the time to be buying this generous ASX dividend... More »
James Mickleboro | September 30, 2020 6:00pm
With Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) tipping another rate cut, I would sooner buy these ASX dividend shares ahead of term deposits... More »
Ken Hall | September 30, 2020 9:21am
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price has been under pressure in 2020 but is the future looking brighter for next year? More »
Brendon Lau | September 29, 2020 4:49pm
If you thought the worst of the dividend cuts were over for the ASX big banks, think again! There's one that could disappoint yet... More »
James Mickleboro | September 29, 2020 10:06am
The MoneyMe Ltd (ASX:MME) share price is storming higher on Tuesday after announcing a new funding deal with Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC)... More »
Ken Hall | September 28, 2020 8:54am
After a good week for the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO), find out why I'm watching Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) and 2 more ASX... More »
Sebastian Bowen | September 28, 2020 8:36am
Here on our ASX 200 Foolish Weekly Wrap, we look at the things that moved the S&P/ASX 200 Index and the broader share market... 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.