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Last $25.51 USD
Change Today -0.24 / -0.93%
Volume 133.7K
As of 8:04 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

westpac banking corp-sp adr (WBK) Snapshot

Open
$25.59
Previous Close
$25.75
Day High
$25.59
Day Low
$25.47
52 Week High
09/3/14 - $33.00
52 Week Low
05/19/15 - $25.15
Market Cap
79.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
252.5K
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
3.1B
EX-Date
05/12/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$1.46
Dividend Yield
5.79%
Current Stock Chart for WESTPAC BANKING CORP-SP ADR (WBK)

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westpac banking corp-sp adr (WBK) Details

Westpac Banking Corporation provides a range of financial products and services in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company offers personal banking products and services, such as savings and transaction accounts, and term deposits; debit, credit, and travel cards; home loans; personal loans, car loans, and overdraft facilities; various insurance products; superannuation and retirement products; and investment products comprising share trading, financial planning, managed funds, managed accounts, investment loans, and wrap products, as well as provides emergency cash, online, telephone banking, ATMs, travel center, private banking, financial education, financial advice assistance, and foreign exchange historical rates services. It also offers business banking products, including bank accounts, and farm management and business term deposits; business credit cards; vehicle and equipment finance, business loans, business overdrafts, and agribusiness loans; merchant services; business and farm insurance; and international trade solutions, including foreign exchange, cash flow management, export and import services, and trade finance products. In addition, the company provides corporate banking services, such as debt market solutions comprising debt capital products, loans, bonds, structured and asset finance, fixed interest and debt securities, and interest rate derivatives; transaction banking solutions; commercial cards; commodities, carbon, and energy products; and investing solutions consisting of fund management, corporate superannuation, and managed investments. It serves consumers, small-to-medium enterprises, corporates, and commercial and agribusiness customers, as well as institutional, government, and retail customers. The company was formerly known as Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in October 1982. Westpac Banking Corporation was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

33,704 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/12/15
Founded in 1817

westpac banking corp-sp adr (WBK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: A$3.4M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$755.2K
Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.1M
Chief Executive of Westpac Institutional Bank
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.9M
Chief Executive Officer of BT Financial Group
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

westpac banking corp-sp adr (WBK) Key Developments

Westpac Banking Corporation Declares Interim Ordinary Dividend for the Half Year Ended March 31, 2015, Payable on July 2, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015

The Board of Westpac Banking Corporation has determined an interim ordinary dividend of 93 cents per share, fully franked, up 1 cent or 1% on the 2014 final ordinary dividend. The interim ordinary dividend for first half 2015 represents a payout ratio of 76.8% and a dividend yield of 4.7%. The interim ordinary dividend will be paid on 2 July 2015 with the record date 15 May 2015. Ex-dividend date for interim dividend is 13 May 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company’s interest income was AUD 16,531 million against AUD 15,864 million a year ago. Net interest income was AUD 6,984 million against AUD 6,639 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was AUD 5,246 million against AUD 5,254 million a year ago. Net profit attributable to owners of the company was AUD 3,609 million against AUD 3,622 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 114.5 cents against 124.0 cents a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was AUD 10,513 million against net cash provided by operating activities of AUD 13,969 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was AUD 275 million against AUD 358 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was AUD 261 million against AUD 157 million a year ago. Cash return on equity (ROE) was 15.8%, down 67 basis points. Cash earnings were AUD 3,778 million, in line with the prior corresponding period. Cash earnings per share were 121.3 cents, in line with the prior corresponding period.

Westpac Banking Corporation Appoints Craig Dunn as Board Member, Effective 1 June 2015

Westpac Banking Corporation has announced the appointment of Craig Dunn to the Westpac Board from 1 June 2015. Mr. Dunn has more than 20 years' experience in financial services, including as Chief Executive Officer of AMP Limited (AMP) from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Dunn was also recently appointed Chairman of Sydney's new financial technology hub, Stone and Chalk. Prior to his CEO role, Mr. Dunn held a number of senior executive roles at AMP, including Managing Director, AMP Financial Services, Managing Director of AMP Banking, and Director, Office of the CEO. He is a current Board member of The Australian Ballet and the Australian Government's Financial Literacy Board.

Westpac Banking Corporation, H1 2015 Earnings Call, May 04, 2015

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