Westpac Banking Corp (NYSE:WBK).
Raymond James & Associates says it increased its position in Westpac Banking Corp by 240,744 shares in a 13F filing with the SEC. Its investment was worth $31,516,000 an increase of 33.5% as of the end of the quarter.
Several firms have shifted positions in (WBK). As of the end of the quarter Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. had acquired a total of 3,844 shares growing its position 19.0%. The value of the company’s investment in Westpac Banking Corp went from $472,000 to $606,000 a change of 28.4% quarter over quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp divested its stake by selling 9,037 shares a decrease of 1.9%. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp currently owns 468,658 shares worth $11,820,000. The value of the position overall is up by 5.7%.
Greenleaf Trust grew its holdings by buying 12,620 shares an increase of 44.0% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Greenleaf Trust now controls 41,327 shares with a value of $1,042,000. The total value of its holdings increased 55.1%.
The company is now down by 0.54% since yesterday’s close of 24.25. Westpac Banking Corp’s P/E ratio is 13.79 and market cap is 82.74B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.75 with 3.39B shares presently outstanding.
Traders are feeling more bearish on shares of Westpac Banking Corp lately if you consider the change in short interest. The firm realized a rise in short interest from September 29, 2017 to October 13, 2017 of 1.29%. Short shares grew 8,792 over that period. Days to cover increased from 5.0 to 6.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 13.