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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 1.08% today. In the last week its performance is 2.31%, and 4.17% for the past quarter. Currently, Westpac Banking Corporation, WBK has a target price of 26.41, so today’s gain of 1.08% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.99%.

Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK), has a market cap of 77930.89, and is based in Australia. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 0.50%.

At the current price of 23.49, it has a dividend yield of 5.96%, and its target price is 26.41. 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 12.75, as well as a forward P/E of 12.47.

With a current EPS of 1.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.44%,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 3.00%.

Performance for the year is 7.26%. Since its IPO date on 6/30/1989, the total performance to date is -3.05%.

Volume today for Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK), is 82059, while its average volume is 130.67. Whilst the total gain today was 1.08%, it did have a day high of -1.72%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.04%, and 1.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Westpac Banking Corporation, WBK has been 18.46%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.23%.

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 4.25, and the P/S is 3.24, along with a P/B of 1.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.02.

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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