Westpac Banking CorpWBC:ASX

32.25
0.280 / 0.86%
4.65m
0.12%
1.51
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Consensus recommendation

As of Nov 15, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 37 polled investment analysts covering Westpac Banking Corp advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Aug 30, 2010. The previous consensus forecast advised that Westpac Banking Corp would outperform the market.

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Buy4
Outperform6
Hold11
Underperform7
Sell2
No opinion0

Share price forecast

The 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Westpac Banking Corp have a median target of 34.50, with a high estimate of 37.00 and a low estimate of 31.51. The median estimate represents a 6.98% increase from the last price of 32.25. View Full Financials

High+14.7 %37.00
Med+7.0 %34.50
Low-2.3 %31.51

Dividends

In 2014, Westpac Banking Corp reported a dividend of 1.82 AUD, which represents a 4.60% increase over last year. The 16 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.90 AUD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 4.23%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+4.60%
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Earnings history & estimates

On May 04, 2014, Westpac Banking Corp reported semi annual 2014 earnings of 1.17 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 2 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's results for the same period by 4.66%. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+3.57%

Westpac Banking Corp reported annual 2014 earnings of 2.45 per share on Nov 02, 2014. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+5.56%
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Revenue

Westpac Banking Corporation reported semi annual 2014 revenues of 10.15bn. This bettered the 10.14bn consensus of the 5 analysts covering the company. This was 7.16% above the prior year's period results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+2.63%

Westpac Banking Corporation had revenues for the full year 2014 of 19.94bn. This was 6.96% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.22%
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