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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.09
WBK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WBK: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WBK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.09
0.03
0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.07
WBK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WBK: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WBK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.07
0.04
0.07
Interest Coverage 0.64
WBK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 1758 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. WBK: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WBK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64
0.24
0.64
Beneish M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
8.65%
3.35%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 50.72
WBK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.68 vs. WBK: 50.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WBK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.93  Med: 50.67 Max: 55.75
Current: 50.72
36.93
55.75
Net Margin % 35.48
WBK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.91 vs. WBK: 35.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WBK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.88  Med: 35.9 Max: 41.34
Current: 35.48
20.88
41.34
ROE % 13.26
WBK's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. WBK: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WBK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.12  Med: 15.83 Max: 22.95
Current: 13.26
13.12
22.95
ROA % 0.90
WBK's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WBK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WBK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.9
0.67
1.09
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.50
WBK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. WBK: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WBK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 5.6 Max: 14.5
Current: 1.5
-2.9
14.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.90
WBK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. WBK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WBK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 7 Max: 15.1
Current: 0.9
-2.7
15.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 0.90
WBK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. WBK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WBK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 8.9 Max: 16.7
Current: 0.9
-9.4
16.7
GuruFocus has detected 8 Warning Signs with Westpac Banking Corp $WBK.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

WBK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 1,773 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 18,073 sh (+55.21%)
Jim Simons 1,013,700 sh (+15.77%)
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Q2 2016

WBK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 1,191,141 sh (+17.50%)
David Dreman 1,719 sh (-3.05%)
Ken Fisher 16,719 sh (-7.49%)
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Q3 2016

WBK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 18,929 sh (+13.22%)
Jim Simons 1,317,301 sh (+10.59%)
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q4 2016

WBK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 230 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,417,566 sh (+7.61%)
Ken Fisher 11,465 sh (-39.43%)
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Preferred stocks of Westpac Banking Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WBCPC.Australia101.395.37Conv.Pref.Shs 2012- Without Fixed Maturity Floating rate
WBCPF.Australia101.705.86Hybrid Securities
WBCHA.Australia101.004.65Hybrid Securities
WBCPD.Australia100.705.14Hybrid Securities
WBCPE.Australia98.185.13Hybrid Securities
WBCHB.Australia101.324.18Hybrid Securities
WBCPG.Australia104.904.80Hybrid Security

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global    NAICS: 522110 
Compare:NYSE:SAN, NYSE:BNS, NYSE:BBVA, NYSE:BMO, OTCPK:BCLYF, NYSE:BAC » details
Traded in other countries:WBK.Argentina, WBC.Australia, WBC.Germany, WBC.New zealand, WEBNF.USA,
Westpac Banking Corp is engaged in providing banking and financial services in markets, including retail, business and institutional banking and wealth management services.

Westpac is Australia's oldest bank and financial services group, with a significant franchise in Australia and New Zealand in the consumer, small business, corporate and institutional sectors, in addition to its major presence in wealth management. Westpac is among a handful of banks around the globe currently retaining very high credit ratings, and ranks third in assets across the four major Australian banks. The bank benefits from a large national branch network and significant market share, particularly in home loans and retail deposits.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 16.23
WBK's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. WBK: 16.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WBK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 13.75 Max: 22.87
Current: 16.23
7.31
22.87
Forward PE Ratio 14.37
WBK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.33 vs. WBK: 14.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.23
WBK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
56% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. WBK: 16.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WBK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 13.75 Max: 22.87
Current: 16.23
7.31
22.87
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 34.94
WBK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
89% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. WBK: 34.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WBK' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 4.92 Max: 34.95
Current: 34.94
2.99
34.95
PB Ratio 2.03
WBK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WBK: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WBK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.03
1.36
3.58
PS Ratio 5.93
WBK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. WBK: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WBK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.66 Max: 6.46
Current: 5.93
2.47
6.46
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 29.17
WBK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
87% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. WBK: 29.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WBK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 4.46 Max: 29.18
Current: 29.17
2.58
29.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.66
WBK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
84% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. WBK: 22.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WBK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.51  Med: 4.41 Max: 169.87
Current: 22.66
2.51
169.87
EV-to-EBIT 26.97
WBK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. WBK: 26.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WBK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.2  Med: 25.6 Max: 35.8
Current: 26.97
22.2
35.8
EV-to-EBITDA 24.21
WBK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. WBK: 24.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WBK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.1  Med: 23.7 Max: 32.6
Current: 24.21
20.1
32.6
PEG Ratio 4.35
WBK's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WBK: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WBK' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.49 Max: 11.28
Current: 4.35
0.71
11.28
Shiller PE Ratio 16.36
WBK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. WBK: 16.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WBK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 15.26 Max: 23.11
Current: 16.36
9.8
23.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.10
WBK's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. WBK: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WBK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 8.03 Max: 13.5
Current: 5.1
5.1
13.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.88
WBK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WBK: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WBK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.88
0.86
1.48
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 1.70
WBK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. WBK: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WBK' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 12.1 Max: 20
Current: 1.7
0.6
20
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.05
WBK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. WBK: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.45
WBK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2649 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. WBK: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WBK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 10.1 Max: 16.99
Current: 6.45
6.97
16.99
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.20
WBK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. WBK: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WBK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17  Med: -1.1 Max: 2.7
Current: -2.2
-17
2.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.54
WBK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WBK: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WBK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 2.76 Max: 4.11
Current: 2.54
2.05
4.11
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.92
WBK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WBK: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WBK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.08 Max: 5
Current: 0.92
0.65
5
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.52
WBK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
83% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WBK: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.27
WBK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WBK: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WBK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.27
Current: 1.27
0.67
1.27
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.35
WBK's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. WBK: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WBK' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.29 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.35
0.91
1.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.71
WBK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. WBK: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WBK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 3.9 Max: 4.5
Current: 3.71
2.8
4.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.73
WBK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. WBK: 11.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WBK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 11.1 Max: 21.1
Current: 11.73
-2.8
21.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,838
EPS (TTM) $ 1.64
Beta1.48
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $20.32 - 26.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,340.31

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 16,863 17,620 18,514
EPS ($) 1.85 1.93 2.10
EPS without NRI ($) 1.85 1.93 2.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
4.20%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.43 1.45 1.46
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