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Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC.NZ)

NZSE - NZSE Delayed price. Currency in NZD
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28.70+0.28 (+0.99%)
At close: 05:00PM NZST
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Previous close28.42
Open28.42
Bid29.78 x 330000
Ask28.51 x 310000
Day's range28.26 - 28.70
52-week range22.15 - 29.61
Volume4,174
Avg. volume21,943
Market cap100.56B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.86
PE ratio (TTM)13.47
EPS (TTM)2.13
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield1.55 (5.47%)
Ex-dividend date09 Nov 2023
1y target est28.04
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