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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
WBK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WBK: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WBK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.18
0.03
0.19
Equity to Asset 0.06
WBK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WBK: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WBK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.06
0.04
0.07
Interest Coverage 0.61
WBK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WBK: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WBK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.61
0.24
0.61
F-Score: 7
WACC vs ROIC
10.78%
4.20%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 56.50
WBK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 29.54 vs. WBK: 56.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 31.68  Med: 42.17 Max: 57.13
Current: 56.5
31.68
57.13
Net-margin (%) 37.47
WBK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.24 vs. WBK: 37.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 20.88  Med: 30.57 Max: 41.34
Current: 37.47
20.88
41.34
ROE (%) 15.61
WBK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. WBK: 15.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.12  Med: 17.47 Max: 22.95
Current: 15.61
13.12
22.95
ROA (%) 0.99
WBK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WBK: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.99
0.67
1.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 796.87
WBK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 74.52 vs. WBK: 796.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.91  Med: 36.06 Max: 919
Current: 796.87
5.91
919
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.00
WBK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WBK: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3  Med: 6.50 Max: 14.5
Current: 3
-2.3
14.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
WBK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. WBK: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.1  Med: 9.50 Max: 16.5
Current: 7.5
-2.1
16.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.10
WBK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. WBK: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9  Med: 8.60 Max: 17.2
Current: 0.1
-9
17.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

WBK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Q3 2014

WBK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Q4 2014

WBK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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WBK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Preferred stocks of Westpac Banking Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WBCPC.Australia100.305.06
WBCHA.Australia103.300.00Hybrid Notes
WBCPD.Australia0.000.00Hybrid Notes
WBCPE.Australia0.000.00Hybrid Notes
WBCHB.Australia0.000.00Hybrid Notes

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.65
WBK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. WBK: 13.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WBK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.31  Med: 14.58 Max: 22.87
Current: 13.65
7.31
22.87
Forward P/E 12.50
WBK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. WBK: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.10
WBK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. WBK: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WBK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.3  Med: 14.67 Max: 22.54
Current: 14.1
7.3
22.54
P/B 2.09
WBK's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WBK: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WBK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.22 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.09
1.36
3.57
P/S 5.26
WBK's P/S is ranked lower than
82% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. WBK: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WBK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.66 Max: 6.47
Current: 5.26
2.47
6.47
PFCF 3.90
WBK's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. WBK: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WBK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.53  Med: 5.43 Max: 24.13
Current: 3.9
2.53
24.13
POCF 3.73
WBK's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. WBK: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WBK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 6.01 Max: 169.87
Current: 3.73
2.47
169.87
EV-to-EBIT 20.00
WBK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. WBK: 20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WBK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 19.9  Med: 25.40 Max: 35.6
Current: 20
19.9
35.6
PEG 1.60
WBK's PEG is ranked lower than
64% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WBK: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WBK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.74 Max: 59.32
Current: 1.6
0.74
59.32
Shiller P/E 15.84
WBK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. WBK: 15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WBK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.59  Med: 15.83 Max: 20.08
Current: 15.84
8.59
20.08
Days Sales Outstanding 247.10
WBK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
90% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. WBK: 247.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WBK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 135.92  Med: 237.16 Max: 513.39
Current: 247.1
135.92
513.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.84
WBK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. WBK: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WBK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.29  Med: 7.56 Max: 13.5
Current: 5.84
5.29
13.5
Dividend Payout 0.74
WBK's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
89% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. WBK: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WBK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.74
0.46
1.49
Dividend growth (3y) 7.80
WBK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. WBK: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 12.30 Max: 36.6
Current: 7.8
0.5
36.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.18
WBK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. WBK: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 8.21  Med: 11.74 Max: 20.96
Current: 9.18
8.21
20.96
Share Buyback Rate -2.60
WBK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. WBK: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WBK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2  Med: -1.00 Max: -18.6
Current: -2.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.73
WBK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WBK: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WBK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.05  Med: 2.99 Max: 4.11
Current: 2.73
2.05
4.11
Price/Projected FCF 0.54
WBK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. WBK: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WBK' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.20 Max: 5
Current: 0.54
0.65
5
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.33
WBK's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
83% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WBK: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
WBK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WBK: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WBK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.95
0.67
1.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.92
WBK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WBK: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WBK' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.92
0.37
2.42
Price/Graham Number 1.09
WBK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WBK: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WBK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.09
0.89
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.99
WBK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WBK: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.8  Med: 3.90 Max: 5.07
Current: 4.99
2.8
5.07
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.66
WBK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. WBK: 17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WBK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -1.6  Med: 17.00 Max: 24.3
Current: 17.66
-1.6
24.3

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 15,171 16,196 17,090
EPS($) 1.82 1.92 1.96
EPS without NRI($) 1.82 1.92 1.96

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:CMWAY, ANZBY, NABZY, BKQNY, BXRBY » details
Traded in other countries:WBCPC.Australia, WBC.Australia, WBC.New zealand, WBCHA.Australia, WEBNF.USA, WBC.Germany, WBK.Argentina, WBCC.Germany,
Westpac Banking Corp was incorporated as the Bank of New South Wales in Australia on September 23, 1850. In 1982 it changed name to Westpac Banking Corporation following its merger with the Commercial Bank of Australia. The Company is engaged in providing banking and financial services in markets including consumer, business and institutional banking and wealth management services. The Company operates in segments including Australian Financial Services (AFS) is responsible for the Company Australian retail banking, business banking and wealth operations. It includes operations of Westpac Retail & Business Banking responsible for sales and service for consumer, small-to-medium enterprise (SME), commercial and agribusiness customers in Australia under the Westpac brand; St.George Banking Group responsible for sales and service to consumer, SME and corporate customers in Australia under the St.George, BankSA, Bank of Melbourne and RAMS2 brands; and BT Financial Group (Australia) includes operations of funds management and insurance solutions, its brands include Advance Asset Management, Ascalon, Asgard, BT, BT Investment Management (BTIM)3, Licensee Select, BT Select, Securitor, and the advice, private banking and insurance operations of Bank of Melbourne, BankSA, St.George and Westpac. It also includes the product, marketing and risk management responsibilities for Australian retail banking and wealth. Westpac Institutional Bank segment delivers financial services to commercial, corporate, institutional and government customers with connections to Australia and New Zealand. Westpac New Zealand is responsible for sales and service of banking, wealth and insurance products for consumers, business and institutional customers in New Zealand. Banking products are provided under the Westpac and WIB brands while insurance and wealth products are provided under Westpac Life and BT brands. The Company's other division includes Pacific Banking, Group Services, Treasury and Core support. The Company faces competition both domestically and internationally with retail and commercial banks, asset managers, investment banking firms, brokerage firms, other financial service firms and businesses.
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