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Banking Sector Update


Here are the Macquarie Research Equities (MRE) highlights on some of the recent impacts experienced by the Australian Banking Sector.

Bank Opportunities

The Australian Banks outperformed the market by 3.3% last week, yet are still trading significantly below their November 2007 highs. Headlining recent developments in this area has been the proposed merger between WBC and SGB. Macquarie Research Equities (MRE) review the week in question and reaffirm their guidance for the sector. Click through to find out more…

Banking Sector Impacts

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) Update


Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has a neutral stock recommendation and a share price target of $47.50 from Australian stockmarket analysts from Citi.

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) Wealth Management levers

Wealth Management update shows CBA relatively well placed:

Australian Banking Sector Update


Here is an update on the Australian banking sector provided by Australian market analyst UBS.

Results and M&A - an eventful month

Reporting season surprised on the upside:

Westpac Banking (WBC) News Update


Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC) has a price target of $25.90 from Australian stock analyst UBS.

Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC) SGB MIA - "a growth agenda"

No surprises in the WBC/SGB Merger Implementation Agreement (MIA):

Banking Sector Update Today


Macquarie Research Equities (MRE) highlighted some of the recent impacts experienced by the Australian Banking Sector.

Banking Sector – Westpac (WBC) Looks to Slay the Dragon

The Strain of rising interest rates, spiking inflationary pressure and low levels of consumer sentiment seemed to take its toll on the Aussie banks last week as they underperformed the market by 4.3%. Macquarie Research Equities (MRE) discusses the key highlights of the week and the implications for the sector. With the exclusivity period for the SGB merger ending, what’s next?

Banking Sector Update


Australian Banking Sector Update provided by Australian stockmarket analyst Macquarie Research Equities.

Banking Sector Revisited

St George Bank (SGB) Update


St George Bank (SGB) has a price target of $34.00 from sharemarket analyst Macquarie Research Equities.

St George Bank (SGB) What could the other banks pay?

WBC looks well positioned with SGB Board support:

Given the SGB Board's support for its 1.31 for 1 bid (subject to no superior proposals being made), WBC appears to be well positioned. As a result, we believe a counter-bid would need to be at least 5-10% higher than WBC's proposal in order to win the SGB Board's support. This leads to two key questions.

Australian Banking Sector Update


Here are the Macquarie Research Equities (MRE) highlights for some of the recent impacts experienced by the Australian Banking Sector.

Banking Sector – Westpac Banking (WBC) Looks to Slay the Dragon

Australian Banking Sector Update


Australian Banking Sector Update from sharemarket analyst Macquarie Research Equities.

Australian Banking Sector Update

Time to buy back the shorts

We are increasing our price targets on the banks by an average 5%:

Following a better than expected reporting season and clarity around environment and event risk, we are moving to increase our price targets across the bank sector. On average, our PT's have been increased by 5%.

Banks have been large under-performers YTD:

Banking Sector Update


The Australian banking sector outperformed the market last week by an impressive 3.2% by Australian stockmarket analyst Macquarie Research Equities.

Banking Sector – Renewed Sentiment

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