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How has Westpac Banking Corporation:(NYSE:WBK) performed recently?

Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE: WBK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 78310.54. It is in the Foreign Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 12.48, a forward P/E of 12.28 and EPS of 1.85. At a stock price of 23.13 (1.67%) it has a dividend yield of 6.05%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 4.43% and more long-term 3.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -4.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 0.90%.

For performance, Westpac Banking Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.04%. For the last month performance for Westpac Banking Corporation is 1.98%. While the last quarter is 9.31% and half year, 7.43%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.41%.

The 52-week high for Westpac Banking Corporation, is at -8.65%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 16.64%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.33% and 2.77% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.11%, and for the month it is 1.21%. Westpac Banking Corporation, has a target price of 26.41.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.11, and for total debt/equity Westpac Banking Corporation has 3.24. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 43.10%, the profit margin is 25.50%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 0.50%. Westpac Banking Corporation has a payout ratio of 74.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 3385.67. The shares float is 3111.21, with the float short at 0.01%, with short ratio coming to 3.3.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Westpac Banking Corporation, get 1.00%, with its returns on investment at 5.00%. Return on equity is 15.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 26.41, reached soon?

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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