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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 76166.59. It is in the Foreign Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 12.36, a forward P/E of 12.32 and EPS of 1.85. At a stock price of 22.48 (-1.88%) it has a dividend yield of 6.29%.

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 4.56% and more long-term 3.90% 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 3.71%. For the last month performance for Westpac Banking Corporation is 8.58%. While the last quarter is -3.94% and half year, 9.56%. Finally for the year, performance is -8.80%.

The 52-week high for Westpac Banking Corporation, is at -13.00%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 13.36%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.31% and 0.33% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.89%, and for the month it is 1.30%. Westpac Banking Corporation, has a target price of 26.1.

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 3324.6. The shares float is 3111.21, with the float short at 0.01%, with short ratio coming to 2.19.

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 26.1, 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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