Westpac Banking Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $4.9507 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WBK stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
13.74% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WBK was $165.21,
representing a -5.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $175.59 and
a 69.88% increase over the 52 week low of $97.25.
WBK is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (
) and Royal Bank Of Canada (
). Zacks Investment Research reports WBK's forecasted earnings
growth in 2013 as 3.85%, compared to an industry average of
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to WBK through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WBK as a top-10 holding:
- BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index Fund (
- PowerShares KBW International Financial Portfolio ETF (
- BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWX with an increase of
25.21% over the last 100 days. ADRA has the highest percent
weighting of WBK at 7.87%.