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Research tools

When it comes to investing, we understand the importance of making informed decisions. That’s why Westpac Share Trading has partnered with Morningstar and Sandstone Insights (a part of MST Financial), bringing both premium and institutional grade research to retail investors.

Sandstone Insights (a part of MST Financial)

Sandstone Insights produces comprehensive research on ASX listed stocks across all sectors in large, mid, small, and micro-cap companies. The research provides timely and actionable investment ideas with recommendations (Buy, Hold or Sell) on companies, along with Australian equity market strategy and commentary with longer-term insights and views.

Sandstone’s research and insights draw on the analysis produced for an Institutional audience and is re-purposed to suit the needs of private investors.


  • ASX stock specific research notes 

  • Intraday flash notes 

  • Equity market strategy

  • Sector and market commentary

  • Stock recommendations

  • First alert webinar calls

  • Webinars, bespoke webinars, and video content

  • Exclusive Q&A with senior management of ASX listed companies

  • Exclusive Westpac Trader Advantage seminars/events

Morningstar Premium 

Morningstar Premium Research offers in depth analyses, recommendations, and access to a range of sophisticated tools and features. Premium features include Current Recommendation and Recommendation Changes, Model Portfolio Tool, and Corporate Events.

You’ll be able to better visualise market performance and optimise your portfolio with our dynamic displays, including heat maps and intuitive charting. We’ll keep you informed of market developments, providing the latest headlines; daily pre-market, intraday and post-market commentary; and video reports.

Whether you wish to seek a new trading opportunity to match your criteria, compare a share against its peers, or simply need to keep up to date with the daily market movements, our premium research tools have you covered. 

Daily Share Tracker 

Our free Daily Share Tracker email service will help you stay informed and up to date on the shares you own. It will also give you insights and ideas that may inspire your next investment.

Each morning, you will receive your personalised Daily Share Tracker email, comparing the last traded price of up to 15 shares you own with Morningstar’s latest valuation. If you do not currently hold any shares, we’ll display Morningstar’s latest valuation on the top six price movers in the S&P/ASX 20 index.

Stock Recommendations  

A closer look at the four types of security recommendations available.

Consensus Consensus provides the recommendations of analysts from various brokers and research houses.
Morningstar Quantitative Morningstar Quantitative recommendations are generated by a statistical model based on Morningstar’s analyst-driven equity ratings and quantitative statistics. A recommendation report, star rating and fair value estimate is provided for each security.
Morningstar Premium Morningstar Premium Research is designed for investors wanting more detailed information and is available on subscription. It offers analysts’ recommendations for a wide selection of companies. It also provides in-depth analysis, forecasts, detailed expert commentary about recommendations, and access to a range of sophisticated tools, including Morningstar’s model portfolio tool
Sandstone Insights

Sandstone’s research and insights draw on the analysis produced for an Institutional audience and is re-purposed to suit the needs of private investors.  
With the support of Sandstone Insights, you will: 

  • Have access to quality market insights derived from institutional research by leading equity analysts

  • Receive timely and actionable ideas with recommendations and best ideas (Buy, Hold or Sell)

  • Receive equity research reports on large, mid, small and micro-cap ASX listed companies

  • Hear directly from MST experts and management of ASX listed companies through regular webinars and bespoke Q&A videos

Both Morningstar Quantitative and Consensus recommendations are free to all Westpac Share Trading customers.

Things you should know

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