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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 70406.69. It is in the Foreign Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11.71, a forward P/E of 11.23 and EPS of 1.81. At a stock price of 21.2 (-3.64%) it has a dividend yield of 6.79%.

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 5.06% 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 3.62%. For the last month performance for Westpac Banking Corporation is -3.64%. While the last quarter is -3.99% and half year, -10.70%. Finally for the year, performance is -14.31%.

The 52-week high for Westpac Banking Corporation, is at -17.96%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 6.91%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.63% and -5.33% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.20%, and for the month it is 1.38%. 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 3321.07. The shares float is 3100.82, with the float short at 0.02%, with short ratio coming to 2.49.

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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