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Westpac Banking Corporation is a banks business based in the US. Westpac Banking Corporation shares (WBK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Westpac Banking Corporation employs 40,143 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $21.8 billion.
|Latest market close||$14.20|
|52-week range||$13.92 - $19.35|
|50-day moving average||$14.87|
|200-day moving average||$17.68|
|Wall St. target price||$24.34|
|Dividend yield||$1.18 (6.17%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.96|
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|6 months (2022-03-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||-24.02%|
|2 years (2020-10-01)||17.45%|
|3 years (2019-10-01)||19.71|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||25.22|
Valuing Westpac Banking Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Westpac Banking Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Westpac Banking Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Westpac Banking Corporation shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Westpac Banking Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0713. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Westpac Banking Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||$21.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||49.3%|
|Gross profit TTM||$21.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.59%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.8%|
|Market capitalisation||$52 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 2.38% of net profits
Recently Westpac Banking Corporation has paid out, on average, around 2.38% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Westpac Banking Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 6.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Westpac Banking Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.18 per share.
While Westpac Banking Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Westpac Banking Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Westpac Banking Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 31 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Westpac Banking Corporation's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 19 August 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Westpac Banking Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Westpac Banking Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Westpac Banking Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Westpac Banking Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.92 up to $19.3549. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Westpac Banking Corporation's is 0.8464. This would suggest that Westpac Banking Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Westpac Banking Corporation provides various banking and financial services in Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and internationally. It offers everyday banking, savings, term deposit, business transaction, foreign currency, and specialized accounts; home, personal, and business loans; credit cards; international and travel services; share trading services; investment; and home, car, travel, life, and business insurance products. The company also provides merchant and payment, corporate and institutional, transaction banking, financial market, corporate and structured finance, trade and supply chain financing, and industry specific banking and treasury services, as well as online banking services. It serves individuals; micro, small, and medium enterprises; commercial business and private wealth clients; and commercial, corporate, institutional, and government customers. The company was formerly known as Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in October 1982. The company was founded in 1817 and is based in Sydney, Australia. .
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