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Financial calendar

Westpac shares are listed on the securities exchanges in Australia (ASX) and New Zealand (NZX) and as American Depository Receipts in New York. Westpac Convertible Preference Shares, Westpac Capital Notes, Westpac Capital Notes 2, Westpac Capital Notes 3, Westpac Capital Notes 4 and Westpac Subordinated Notes II are listed on the ASX. Westpac NZD Subordinated Notes are listed on the NZX. Important dates to note are set out below, subject to change. Payment of any distribution, dividend or interest payment is subject to the relevant payment conditions and the key dates for each payment will be confirmed to the ASX for securities listed on the ASX.

Westpac Ordinary Shares (ASX code: WBC, NYSE code: WBK)
New York ex-dividend date for final dividend 10 November 2017
Ex-dividend date for final dividend 13 November 2017
New York record date for final dividend 13 November 2017
Record date for final dividend 14 November 2017
Annual General Meeting 8 December 20171
Final dividend payable 22 December 2017
Financial Half Year end 31 March 2018
Interim results and dividend announcement 7 May 2018
New York ex-dividend date for interim dividend 16 May 2018
Ex-dividend date for interim dividend 17 May 2018
New York record date for interim dividend  17 May 2018
Record date for interim dividend 18 May 2018
Interim dividend payable 4 July 2018
Financial Year end 30 September 2018
Final results and dividend announcement 5 November 2018
New York ex-dividend date for final dividend (NYSE code: WBK) 9 November 2018
Ex-dividend date for final dividend 13 November 2018
New York record date for final dividend (NYSE code: WBK) 13 November 2018
Record date for final dividend 14 November 2018
Annual General Meeting 12 December 20181
Final dividend payable 21 December 2018

1 Dates will be confirmed at the time of announcing the 2017 final results..
2 Details regarding the location of this meeting and the business to be dealt with will be contained in the separate Notice of
Meeting sent to shareholders in November 2017.
   

Event Date
Westpac Capital Notes (ASX code: WBCPD)  
Ex-date for quarterly distribution 29 November 2017
Record date for quarterly distribution 30 November 2017
Payment date for quarterly distribution 8 December 2017
Ex-date for quarterly distribution 27 February 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 28 February 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 8 March 2018
Ex date for quarterly distribution 30 May 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 31 May 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 8 June 2018
Ex date for quarterly distribution 30 August 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 31 August 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 10 September 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 29 November 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 30 November 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 10 December 20181

1 Adjusted to next business day as payment date falls on a non-ASX business day.

 

Event Date
Westpac Capital Notes 2 (ASX code: WBCPE)  
Ex date for quarterly distribution 14 December 2017
Record date for quarterly distribution 15 December 2017
Payment date for quarterly distribution 27 December 20171
Ex date for quarterly distribution 14 March 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 15 March 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 23 March 2018
Ex date for quarterly distribution 14 June 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 15 June 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 25 June 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 September 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 September 20182
Payment date for quarterly distribution 24 September 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 December 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 December 20182
Payment date for quarterly distribution 24 December 20181

1 Adjusted to next business day as payment date falls on a non-ASX business day.  
2 Adjusted to immediately preceding business day as record date falls on a non-ASX business day.

 

Event Date
Westpac Capital Notes 3 (ASX code: WBCPF)  
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 December 2017
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 December 2017
Payment date for quarterly distribution 22 December 2017
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 March 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 March 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 22 March 2018
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 June 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 June 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 22 June 2018
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 September 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 September 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 24 September 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 13 December 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 14 December 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 24 December 20181

 

1 Adjusted to next business day as payment date falls on a non-ASX business day. 

Event Date
Westpac Capital Notes 4 (ASX code: WBCPG)  
Ex date for quarterly distribution 21 December 2017
Record date for quarterly distribution 22 December 2017
Payment date for quarterly distribution 2 January 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 21 March 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 22 March 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 3 April 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 21 June 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 22 June 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 2 July 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 20 September 2018
Record date for quarterly distribution 21 September 20182
Payment date for quarterly distribution 1 October 20181
Ex date for quarterly distribution 20 December 2010
Record date for quarterly distribution 21 December 2018
Payment date for quarterly distribution 31 December 20181

1 Adjusted to next business day as payment date falls on a non-ASX business day.
2 Adjusted to immediately preceding business day as record date falls on a non-ASX business day.

 

Event Date
Westpac Convertible Preference Shares (ASX code: WBCPC)  
Ex date for semi-annual dividend 22 March 2018
Record date for semi-annual dividend 23 March 2018
Payment date for semi-annual dividend 3 April 20181,3
Ex date for semi-annual dividend 20 September 2018
Record date for semi-annual dividend 21 September 20182
Payment date for semi-annual dividend 1 October 20181

1 Adjusted to next business day as payment date falls on a non-ASX business day.

2 Adjusted to immediately preceding business day as record date falls on a non-ASX business day.

3 The First Optional Redemption Date for Westpac CPS will be 31 March 2018. Redemption on this date is subject to APRA’s prior written consent. There can be no certainty that APRA will provide its consent and Westpac has not made any decision to redeem Westpac Convertible Preference Shares.1 Adjusted to next business day when a payment date falls on a non-ASX business day.

 

Event Date
Westpac Subordinated Notes II (ASX code: WBCHB)  
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 13 November 2017
Record date for quarterly interest payment 14 November 2017
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 22 November 2017
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 13 February 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 14 February 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 22 February 2018
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 11 May 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 14 May 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 22 May 2018
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 13 August 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 14 August 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 22 August 20181
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 13 November 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 14 November 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 22 November 2018

1 The First Optional Redemption Date for Westpac Subordinated Notes II will be 22 August 2018. Redemption on this date is subject to APRA’s prior written consent. There can be no certainty that APRA will provide its consent and Westpac has not made any decision to redeem Westpac Subordinated Notes II.

 

Date Event
Westpac NZD Subordinated Notes (NZX code: WBC010)  
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 20 November 2017
Record date for quarterly interest payment 21 November 2017
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 1 December 2017
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 16 February 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 19 February 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 1 March 2018
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 21 May 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 22 May 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 1 June 2018
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 21 August 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 22 August 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 3 September 20181
Ex date for quarterly interest payment 20 November 2018
Record date for quarterly interest payment 21 November 2018
Payment date for quarterly interest payment 3 December 20181

1 Adjusted to next business day as payment date does not fall on a day on which banks are open for general business in Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia.

 

Download the Westpac Group 2017 financial calendar (PDF 98KB)

 

Quick Glossary

  • Ex dividend date: The first day of trading when shares trade without the entitlement to the dividend. To be entitled to a dividend a shareholder must have purchased shares before the ex-dividend date. Shares are quoted ex-dividend two business days before the Record date.
  • Record date: The date on which Westpac's register of Shareholders is closed in order to determine entitlement to a dividend.

 

For information about your Westpac shareholding you should contact the appropriate share registry.