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WBC Statistics

25 September

3 / 2,341

ASX Size Rank

1yr Return

vs Sector (1yr)

-7.70%

vs ASX 200 (1yr)

-21.33%

$95.76 billion

Market Cap

Share Issue

3.43 billion

All Ords (%)

4.90%

Short Sold

1.21%

Current Fundamentals

25 September

11.4

PE Ratio

EPS ($)

2.449

Earnings Yield

8.78%

NTA ($)

15.00

6.74%

Dividend Yield

DPS ($)

1.88

Gross Div. Yield

9.63%

Gross DPS ($)

2.6857

Company Overview

Westpac Banking Corporation (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. The Group is organised in the following 5 Key Divisions: Consumer Bank, Commercial and Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank and Westpac New Zealand. Its serves nearly 13 million customers.

Former Names
Bank of New South Wales, 01/10/1982.

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Corporate Details

Head Office: Sydney
Managing Director: Brian Hartzer
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Banks
Date Listed: 18 Jul 1970
Registry: Link Market Services
Similar Companies: CBA / ANZ / NAB / BEN

Upcoming Calendar

5 Nov 2018 Report (Prelim)
7 Nov 2018 Report (Annual)
8 Nov 2018 Report (Annual)
5 Dec 2018 Report (Annual)

Dividend History

Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
17/05/2018 $0.940 100% Interim 04/07/2018
13/11/2017 $0.940 100% Final 22/12/2017
18/05/2017 $0.940 100% Interim 04/07/2017
14/11/2016 $0.940 100% Final 21/12/2016
12/05/2016 $0.940 100% Interim 04/07/2016
11/11/2015 $0.940 100% Final 21/12/2015
13/05/2015 $0.930 100% Interim 02/07/2015
10/11/2014 $0.920 100% Final 19/12/2014
14/05/2014 $0.900 100% Interim 02/07/2014
08/11/2013 $0.980 100% Final 19/12/2013
13/05/2013 $0.960 100% Interim 02/07/2013

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Announcements

Date Heading Pages File Size Time

Broker Consensus

The buy, hold and sell recommendations from Australian stockbroking firms are combined to form a "broker consensus". See the Consensus Data posts for more information.

BUY

17/09/18

9

BUY

5

HOLD

2

SELL

Broker Consensus data compiled by Market Index.

Directors & Management

About the Data


Name Title Since Bio
Mr Craig W Dunn Non-Executive Director Jun 2015
Mr Brian Hartzer Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director Feb 2015
Ms Catriona Alison Deans Non-Executive Director Apr 2014
Mr Peter John Oswin Hawkins Non-Executive Director Dec 2008
Mr Lindsay Philip Maxsted Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman Mar 2008
Mr Peter Ralph Marriott Non-Executive Director Jun 2013
Mr Ewen Graham Wolseley Crouch Non-Executive Director Feb 2013
Ms Nerida Frances Caesar Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Mr Peter Stanley Nash Non-Executive Director Mar 2018
Rebecca Lim Company Secretary Oct 2016
Mr Timothy (Tim) Hartin Company Secretary Nov 2011

Director Transactions

About the Data

WBC directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.

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Date Director Type Amount Price Value Notes
31/08/18 Ewen Crouch Buy +42,000 $28.540 $1,198,680 As advised by the company.
30/07/18 Peter Nash Sell -54 $103.000 ($5,562) On-market trade.
27/07/18 Peter Nash Sell -978 $102.044 ($99,799) On-market trade.
04/07/18 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +439 $28.109 $12,340 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
04/07/18 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +274 $28.109 $7,702 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
14/06/18 Peter Nash Buy +2,876 $27.520 $79,147 On-market trade.
16/05/18 Nerida Caesar Buy +9,985 $30.190 $301,447 On-market trade.
09/05/18 Catriona Deans Buy +5,000 $29.750 $148,750 On-market trade.
25/01/18 Brian Hartzer Transfer 42,005 $31.250 $1,312,656 Off-market transfer.
22/12/17 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +379 $31.617 $11,983 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
22/12/17 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +236 $31.619 $7,462 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
18/12/17 Brian Hartzer Issued 47,384 $31.460 $1,490,700 As advised by the company.
18/12/17 Brian Hartzer Issued 197,654 $31.480 $6,222,147 As advised by the company.
18/12/17 Brian Hartzer Sell -15,200 $31.347 ($476,469) On-market trade.
02/11/17 Brian Hartzer Expiry 45,284 $33.000 $1,494,372 As advised by the company.
11/10/17 Brian Hartzer Expiry 50,000 $32.640 $1,632,000 As advised by the company.
23/08/17 Peter Hawkins Buy +1,433 $100.000 $143,300 As advised by the company.
04/07/17 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +390 $29.790 $11,618 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
04/07/17 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +242 $29.789 $7,209 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
04/07/17 Robert Elstone Buy +370 $29.789 $11,022 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
21/12/16 Robert Elstone Buy +342 $31.319 $10,711
21/12/16 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +360 $31.319 $11,275
21/12/16 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +225 $31.320 $7,047
21/12/16 Ewen Crouch Buy +19 $31.316 $595
21/12/16 Ewen Crouch Buy +19 $31.316 $595 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
21/12/16 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +360 $31.319 $11,275 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
21/12/16 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +225 $31.320 $7,047 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
21/12/16 Robert Elstone Buy +342 $31.319 $10,711 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
19/12/16 Brian Hartzer Sell -16,739 $32.269 ($540,150)
19/12/16 Brian Hartzer Sell -16,739 $32.269 ($540,150) On-market trade.
16/12/16 Brian Hartzer Issued 40,444 $32.210 $1,302,701
16/12/16 Brian Hartzer Issued 211,548 $32.190 $6,809,730
16/12/16 Brian Hartzer Issued 211,548 $32.190 $6,809,730 Issue of securities.
16/12/16 Brian Hartzer Issued 40,444 $32.210 $1,302,701 Issued under employee share plan.
02/11/16 Brian Hartzer Expiry 38,873 $30.030 $1,167,356
17/10/16 Brian Hartzer Expiry 46,955 $30.230 $1,419,449
20/07/16 Lindsay Maxsted Transfer 111 $29.793 $3,307
04/07/16 Robert Elstone Buy +341 $30.428 $10,376
04/07/16 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +356 $30.430 $10,833
04/07/16 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +224 $30.429 $6,816
30/06/16 Peter Hawkins Buy +882 $100.000 $88,200
21/12/15 Robert Elstone Buy +304 $31.829 $9,676
21/12/15 Ewen Crouch Buy +18 $31.778 $572
21/12/15 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +318 $31.827 $10,121
18/12/15 Brian Hartzer Sell -47,320 $31.640 ($1,497,204)
15/12/15 Brian Hartzer Issued 323,615 $30.600 $9,902,619
15/12/15 Brian Hartzer Issued 39,491 $31.550 $1,245,941
03/12/15 Lindsay Maxsted Transfer 4,228 $32.910 $139,143
20/11/15 Lindsay Maxsted Issued 305 $25.498 $7,777
20/11/15 Lindsay Maxsted Issued 470 $25.500 $11,985
20/11/15 Brian Hartzer Issued 2,156 $25.500 $54,978
20/11/15 Robert Elstone Issued 448 $25.500 $11,424
20/11/15 Peter Marriott Issued 870 $25.500 $22,185
20/11/15 Peter Hawkins Issued 403 $25.499 $10,276
20/11/15 Peter Hawkins Issued 259 $25.498 $6,604
20/11/15 Ewen Crouch Issued 339 $25.499 $8,644
20/11/15 Ewen Crouch Issued 1,178 $25.500 $30,039
20/11/15 Elizabeth Bryan Issued 1,166 $25.500 $29,733
20/11/15 Catriona Deans Issued 392 $25.500 $9,996
04/11/15 Brian Hartzer Exercise 9,824 $31.270 $307,196
04/11/15 Brian Hartzer Buy +9,824 $31.270 $307,196
30/10/15 Brian Hartzer Cancelled 20,956 $31.380 $657,599
08/09/15 Peter Hawkins Buy +850 $100.000 $85,000
03/07/15 Craig Dunn Buy +8,500 $32.933 $279,932
02/07/15 Robert Elstone Buy +291 $31.880 $9,277
02/07/15 Ewen Crouch Buy +79 $31.873 $2,518
02/07/15 Ewen Crouch Buy +59 $31.864 $1,880
02/07/15 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +306 $31.879 $9,755
19/12/14 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +288 $32.677 $9,411
19/12/14 Ewen Crouch Buy +56 $32.679 $1,830
19/12/14 Ewen Crouch Buy +74 $32.676 $2,418
17/12/14 Gail Kelly Buy +56,988 $32.099 $1,829,280
11/11/14 Gail Kelly Buy +197,848 $33.630 $6,653,628
11/11/14 Gail Kelly Exercise 197,848 $33.630 $6,653,628
06/08/14 Ann Pickard Buy +3,000 $31.476 $94,428
02/07/14 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +260 $34.388 $8,941
02/07/14 Elizabeth Bryan Buy +684 $34.389 $23,522
02/07/14 Ewen Crouch Buy +67 $34.388 $2,304
02/07/14 Ewen Crouch Buy +50 $34.380 $1,719
23/06/14 Ewen Crouch Buy +250 $100.000 $25,000
04/06/14 Catriona Deans Buy +9,000 $34.340 $309,060
07/05/14 Gail Kelly Sell -200,000 $34.479 ($6,895,800)
27/02/14 Ann Pickard Buy +1,000 $30.110 $30,110
19/12/13 Ewen Crouch Buy +118 $0.271 $32
19/12/13 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +291 $0.110 $32
19/12/13 Elizabeth Bryan Buy +764 $0.042 $32
18/12/13 Gail Kelly Buy +159,821 $30.620 $4,893,719
18/12/13 Gail Kelly Buy +57,358 $30.880 $1,771,215
11/11/13 Gail Kelly Transfer 158,513 $33.120 $5,249,950
11/11/13 Gail Kelly Exercise 158,513 $33.120 $5,249,950
11/11/13 Gail Kelly Buy +158,513 $33.120 $5,249,950
06/11/13 Gail Kelly Sell -350,000 $34.160 ($11,956,000)
06/11/13 Gail Kelly Transfer 55,133 $34.390 $1,896,023
26/09/13 Peter Hawkins Sell -1,465 $0.205 ($300)
02/07/13 Ewen Crouch Buy +125 $0.224 $28
02/07/13 Lindsay Maxsted Buy +310 $0.090 $28
02/07/13 Elizabeth Bryan Buy +814 $0.034 $28
16/05/13 Gail Kelly Sell -300,000 $31.870 ($9,561,000)
09/05/13 Gail Kelly Transfer 528,217 $33.350 $17,616,036
09/05/13 Gail Kelly Exercise 400,043 $25.081 $10,033,400
09/05/13 Gail Kelly Buy +400,043 $25.081 $10,033,400
09/05/13 Gail Kelly Exercise 128,174 $33.350 $4,274,602
09/05/13 Gail Kelly Buy +128,174 $33.350 $4,274,602
14/02/13 John Curtis Sell -5,000 $28.650 ($143,250)
13/02/13 John Curtis Sell -12,500 $28.310 ($353,875)

Shareholder Distribution

About the Data

Holding Size 1 - 1,000 1,001 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 100,000 100,001 and over Total Shareholders
No. of Shareholders 355,416 213,689 38,340 25,176 651 633,272

Top 20 Shareholders

About the Data

Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (i) 811,030,138 23.89%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Limited 420,061,024 12.38%
Citigroup Nominees Pty Limited (i) 178,955,828 5.27%
National Nominees Limited 141,407,769 4.17%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (i) 74,418,788 2.19%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 41,832,919 1.23%
Citigroup Nominees Pty Limited (ii) 38,476,758 1.13%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (ii) 22,509,159 0.66%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 15,545,000 0.46%
AMP Life Limited 13,085,344 0.39%
Argo Investments Limited 11,116,768 0.33%
Milton Corporation Limited 10,490,827 0.31%
Ioof Investment Management Limited 5,147,258 0.15%
Navigator Australia Ltd 5,119,236 0.15%
Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited 4,648,669 0.14%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 4,313,715 0.13%
Netwealth Investments Limited 3,632,822 0.11%
JMB Pty Ltd 3,145,364 0.09%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (ii) 2,770,466 0.08%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited - A/C 2 2,541,183 0.07%
All other shareholders 46.67 %


The Top 20 Shareholders of WBC hold 53.33% of shares on issue.

WBC Share Price History

Date Close Change % Change Open High Low Volume Turnover

WBC Historical Data

Download up to 20 years of share price history.


Year Closing Price (30 June) Last Trade
2018 $29.30 29 June
2017 $30.51 28 June
2016 $29.40 28 June
2015 $32.15 30 June
2014 $33.88 30 June

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Company Details

Principal Activity: Provision of financial services including lending, deposit taking, payments services, investment portfolio management and advice, superannuation and funds management, insurance services, leasing finance, general finance and foreign exchange services.

Incorporated: in NSW on 08/04/1817 as Bank of New South Wales. Name changed to Westpac Banking Corporation on 01/10/1982 following merger with The Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd (founded 1866).

Level 18, Westpac Place, 275 Kent St
Sydney NSW 2000

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