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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) which is in the industry Foreign Money Center Banks, gaining -0.84% today. In the last week its performance is -0.05%, and -2.91% for the past quarter. Currently, Westpac Banking Corporation, WBK has a target price of 26.1, so today’s gain of -0.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.09%.

Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK), has a market cap of 70971.27, and is based in Australia. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 0.50%.

At the current price of 21.19, it has a dividend yield of 6.74%, and its target price is 26.1. This is with a profit margin of 25.50%, and total debt/equity of 3.24. Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) has a P/E of 11.81, as well as a forward P/E of 11.32.

With a current EPS of 1.81, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.06%,Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.90%.

Performance for the year is -14.25%. Since its IPO date on 6/30/1989, the total performance to date is -11.80%.

Volume today for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK), is 59907, while its average volume is 203.76. Whilst the total gain today was -0.84%, it did have a day high of -13.84%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.41% for the month. The 52-week low for Westpac Banking Corporation, WBK has been 6.86%, while the 52-week-high has reached -18.00%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.00%, and its return on assets is 1.00%. Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK) has an operating margin of 43.10%. With a sales growth of 0.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Westpac Banking Corporation, WBK is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 3.11, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Westpac Banking Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.03, and the P/S is 3, along with a P/B of 1.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 0.94.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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