Monday, 01 September 2014

Westpac Banking Corporation Ordinary Shares

NZX : WBC

39.03
01 Sep 14 00:00
Change:
 0.07
Open:
39.08
High:
39.12
Ask:
39.30
Volume:
52,203
Change(%):
0.18
Prev:
39.10
Low:
39.03
Bid:
39.03
Avg vol:
0
Profile
Westpac Banking Corporation provides a range of banking and financial products and services to individuals and corporate customers primarily in Australia and New Zealand. The company offers various financial services, such as lending, deposit taking, payments services, investment portfolio management and advice, unit trust and superannuation fund management, insurance services, leasing, general finance, foreign exchange, and money market services. Its deposit products include day to day accounts, savings accounts, term deposits, business transaction accounts, business savings and investment accounts, and trust accounts. The company also offers advances, overdrafts, home loans, credit card and other personal lending services, term loans, leasing receivables, bill financing, and redeemable preference share financing and acceptances. In addition, Westpac Banking Corporation provides insurance products, such as home and contents insurance, life insurance, car insurance, travel insurance, credit and loan repayment insurance, disability and living insurance, and income protection and business overheads insurance; superannuation and retirement products; and investment products. Further, it offers travelers? checks, merchant services, pay roll services, funding solutions, cash flow solutions, business administration solutions, and international trade and payments products. Additionally, the company provides various products and services to manage commodity exposures. As of September 30, 2009, it operated 1,491 branches. The company was formerly known as the Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in 1982. Westpac Banking Corporation was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with additional offices in Singapore; Central, Hong Kong; Shanghai and Beijing, China; Mumbai, India; Jakarta, Indonesia; Auckland, New Zealand; London, United Kingdom; New York, New York; Perth, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Australia; and Suva, Fiji.
Summary
Shares:3,109,048,000
Issuer:Westpac Banking Corporation
Registry:LINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED
Auditor:Pricewaterhousecoopers Sydney
Settlement:NZCDC Settlement System
Website:http://www.westpac.com.au/
Fundamentals
Market Cap:$121,346,143,440
52 wk High:40.05
52 wk Low:32.50
Sector:Overseas
Div/Yield:5.31
EPS:2.81
Price/Earnings:11.72
NTA:12.59
Address
Westpac Banking Corp
275 Kent Street
Level 20
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
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