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Morning Trending Tickers: Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE: WBK)

Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE: WBK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 77.63 B. It is in the Foreign Money Center Banks industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 13.87, a forward P/E of 12.54 and EPS of 1.68. At a stock price of 23.36 (0.86%) it has a dividend yield of 5.95%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -0.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -12.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 3.85% and more long-term 4.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -0.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -6.90%.

For performance, Westpac Banking Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 2.95%. For the last month performance for Westpac Banking Corporation is 1.79%. While the last quarter is -11.95% and half year, -1.68%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.71%.

The 52-week high for Westpac Banking Corporation, is at -13.64%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.96%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.09% and -3.51% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.05%, and for the month it is 0.89%. Westpac Banking Corporation, has a target price of 26.55.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.11, and for total debt/equity Westpac Banking Corporation has 3.19. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 45.90%, the profit margin is 24.50%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 0.60%. Westpac Banking Corporation has a payout ratio of 81.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 3323.09. The shares float is 3094.34, with the float short at 0.02%, with short ratio coming to 2.93.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Westpac Banking Corporation, get 0.90%, with its returns on investment at 4.80%. Return on equity is 13.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 26.55, 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.

 Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE: WBK)

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