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WestJet Airlines Company Profile (TSE:WJA)

Consensus Ratings for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 8 Hold Rating(s), 4 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.38

Analysts' Ratings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/28/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHoldC$21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/13/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016Beacon SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016AltaCorp CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$23.00 -> C$24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$17.50 -> C$20.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016Paradigm CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldC$23.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$18.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/25/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperformC$16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformC$27.00 -> C$18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2014NBFBoost Price TargetOutperformC$29.00 -> C$30.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/29/2014 forward)
Earnings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/26/2016        
7/28/2015Q2$0.48$0.49ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014$0.28$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2014$0.64$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.64$0.67$0.66
Q2 20163$0.09$0.22$0.16
Q3 20162$0.74$0.92$0.83
Q4 20162$0.43$0.64$0.54
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20171$0.68$0.68$0.68
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/13/2016QuarterlyC$0.142.38%6/13/20166/30/20166/30/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/14/2016QuarterlyC$0.142.89%3/14/20163/31/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/14/2015QuarterlyC$0.142.81%12/14/201512/31/201512/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/14/2015QuarterlyC$0.142.33%9/14/20159/30/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015QuarterlyC$0.122.11%6/15/20156/17/20156/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2015QuarterlyC$0.111.91%3/16/20153/18/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2014quarterlyC$0.121.4%12/15/201412/17/201412/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014quarterlyC$0.121.56%9/15/20149/17/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014quarterlyC$0.121.87%6/16/20146/18/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2014QuarterlyC$0.111.89%3/17/20143/19/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2013C$0.1012/16/201312/18/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013quarterlyC$0.101.4%12/16/201312/18/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013quarterlyC$0.109/18/20139/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013quarterlyC$0.106/12/20136/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2013quarterlyC$0.103/13/20133/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
12/8/2015Edward Stuart BaklorInsiderSell1,000C$20.29C$20,290.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2015Robert CummingsInsiderSell1,800C$23.74C$42,732.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/15/2015Robert CummingsInsiderSell1,000C$23.87C$23,870.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/15/2015Robert CummingsInsiderSell1,200C$26.57C$31,884.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/28/2015Gregg Albert SaretskyInsiderSell3,293C$26.48C$87,196.66Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/13/2015Ferio PuglieseInsiderSell20,000C$28.81C$576,228.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/12/2015Janice Gaye RennieDirectorBuy1,000C$28.64C$28,640.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/9/2015Clive BeddoeInsiderSell17,400C$30.06C$523,044.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2015Clive BeddoeInsiderSell29,000C$30.14C$874,060.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/10/2014Gregg Albert SaretskyInsiderSell25,000C$34.23C$855,770.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/3/2014Vito CulmoneInsiderSell10,000C$34.42C$344,200.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/17/2014Clive BeddoeInsiderSell85,200C$31.00C$2,641,200.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateHeadline
06/28/16 07:13 PMDiscount airline NewLeaf Travel returns to the skies July 25 - bnn.ca
06/28/16 09:12 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WJA-CA : June 28, 2016 -
06/25/16 06:32 PMNewLeaf Travel is selling airfare tickets again; first flight takes off July 25 - The Province
06/24/16 07:15 PMNewLeaf Travel is selling airfare tickets again; first flight takes off July 25 - Winnipeg Sun
06/24/16 01:40 PMWestJet announces new routes - [at noodls] - Airline to offer seasonal, non-stop service connecting Hamiltonand Edmonton, Winnipegand Kelowna CALGARY, June 24, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet today announced new flights from Edmonton, AB, to Hamilton, ON, and ...
06/24/16 05:30 AMWestJet Encore celebrates three years - [at noodls] - WestJet's regional airline now at 32 destinations and 30 aircraft CALGARY, June 24, 2016/CNW/ - Today, WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, will celebrate its third year in the sky. The airline, ...
06/23/16 08:04 PMWill This New Airline Ground WestJet Airlines Ltd.’s and Air Canada’s Stock Prices?
06/23/16 09:48 AMCanada pilot fatigue rules to start in 2018 for large carriers: union
06/22/16 02:13 PMCanada pilot fatigue rules to start in 2018 for large carriers -union - [Reuters] - Proposed Canadian rules to ensure commercial pilots get enough rest would go into effect in 2018 for WestJet Airlines Ltd and Air Canada but apply to smaller carriers only in 2021, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) said late on Tuesday. The new regulations would reduce pilots' working day from up to a 14 hour shift to a period of nine to 13 hours, depending on the time they start and number of flights they make while on duty, Dan Adamus, president of ALPA's Canadian board said in an interview. Small Canadian carriers would have four years to apply the regulations after they are finalized in 2017, while large operators would have a year to comply.
06/18/16 05:31 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd.: Growing in a Difficult Market - The Motley Fool Canada
06/17/16 06:59 PMWestJet Airlines Ltd.: Growing in a Difficult Market
06/17/16 11:30 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WJA) : June 17, 2016 -
06/15/16 07:06 PMCanada's WestJet considers new 737 jet variant - Reuters Canada
06/15/16 07:52 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WJA-CA : June 15, 2016 -
06/14/16 06:52 PMWestJet prices of USD400 million senior unsecured notes offering
06/13/16 06:42 PMWestJet announces pricing of US$400 million senior unsecured notes providing. South Carolina SC
06/13/16 06:42 PMWestJet Airlines : announces pricing of US$400 million senior unsecured notes offering
06/13/16 03:49 PMWestJet announces pricing of US$400 million senior unsecured notes offering - [at noodls] - CALGARY, June 13, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced that it has priced an offering of US$400 millionaggregate principal amount of 3.50% senior unsecured notes due June 16, 2021(the ...
06/13/16 09:22 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd -- Moody's assigns Baa2 rating to WestJet's new senior unsecured notes -
06/11/16 10:12 AMTravellers await for relaunch of low-cost flight reseller NewLeaf Travel - Vancouver Sun
06/10/16 07:42 PMTravellers await for relaunch of low-cost flight reseller - CBC.ca
06/10/16 10:23 AMTravellers await for relaunch of low-cost flight reseller NewLeaf Travel - InsideHalton.com
06/10/16 10:23 AMNewLeaf Travel: Why Are Canadians Still Waiting For This Low-Cost Carrier To Fly? - Huffington Post Canada
06/09/16 05:19 PMWestJet returns to Fort McMurray - [at noodls] - Airline to resume scheduled flights as airport reopens tomorrow CALGARY, June 9, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will resume flying to Fort McMurrayInternational Airport tomorrow as the airport ...
06/09/16 06:49 AMWestJet reports record May load factor of 81.4 per cent - [at noodls] - Airline increases traffic by 14.4%, flies a record 1.8 million guests for the month of May CALGARY, June 9, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet today announced May 2016traffic results with a record load factor of 81.4 ...
06/08/16 06:18 AMWestJet adds Nashville to expanding network - [at noodls] - CALGARY, June 8, 2016/CNW/ - With today's departure of flight 3650 from Toronto Pearson International Airport, Nashvilleofficially becomes part of WestJet Encore's growing network of more than 35 destinations ...
06/01/16 05:13 AMWestJet Vacations marks 10 years and millions of memories - [at noodls] - CALGARY, June 1, 2016/CNW/ - Ten years ago today, WestJet Vacations opened its doors to guests with the launch of affordable, reliable and flexible vacation packages. Today, WestJet Vacations is proud ...
05/31/16 10:19 AMAirline industry growth may be "shifting down a gear": IATA - bnn.ca - Airline industry growth may be "shifting down a gear": IATAbnn.caWestJet (WJA.TO) has been affected more by the oil industry downturn, whose impact on the airline is about the same as it was earlier in the year, Mr. Palmer said. “We're still watching our pennies and looking for ways to reduce costs,” he said ...and more »
05/26/16 01:47 PMWestJet goes mobile with TSA PreCheck program - [at noodls] - Airline also launches electronic boarding passes for U.S. flights CALGARY, May 26, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet today announced that eligible guests departing from U.S. airports will now be able to receive the ...
05/25/16 04:16 AMHelp find Canada's missing children through the Most Valuable Network - [at noodls] - WestJet and the Missing Children Society of Canadaask Canadians to join the world's first online search party for missing kids CALGARY, May 25, 2016/CNW/ - In recognition of International Missing Children's ...
05/24/16 05:16 PMWestJet, Qantas unveil reciprocal frequent flyer agreement - [at noodls] - Agreement expands on existing code-share relationship CALGARY, May 24, 2016/CNW/ - Today WestJet and Qantas Airways (Qantas) announced a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement where members of the airlines' ...
05/16/16 09:45 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd. Opens the Market -
05/16/16 05:52 AMWestJet announces normal course issuer bid - [at noodls] - CALGARY, May 16, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has accepted its notice of intention to make a normal course issuer bid to purchase outstanding ...
05/11/16 07:52 AMMEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to present at the CIBC Industrials Conference - [at noodls] - CALGARY, May 11, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President of Finance & CFO Harry Taylorwill be presenting at the CIBC Industrials Conference on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. ... This is an abstract of ...
05/10/16 07:49 AMWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WJA-CA : May 10, 2016 -
04/26/16 07:38 AMMEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet first quarter analysts' conference call and annual general meeting - [at noodls] - CALGARY, April 26, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet will hold its quarterly analysts' conference call on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 8 a.m. MDT(10 a.m. EDT) following the release of its 2016 first quarter financial results. ...
04/22/16 10:51 AMDoes WestJet Airlines Ltd. Have Any Gas After Today's Huge Decline? - CCH Daily News - Does WestJet Airlines Ltd. Have Any Gas After Today's Huge Decline?CCH Daily NewsThe stock of WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 3.19% or $0.71 on April 21, hitting $21.52. About 311,829 shares traded hands or 15.79% up from the average. WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) has declined 13.12% ...
04/22/16 10:40 AMWestJet supporting development of Canadian-made sustainable aviation biofuel - [at noodls] - Airline teams up with Alberta'sClean Energy Technology Centre (CETC) CALGARY, April 22, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet today announced it has teamed up with Alberta-based, Clean Energy Technology Centre (CETC) to ...
04/21/16 01:40 PMWestJet first Canadian airline to provide 24/7 social media support - [at noodls] - Canadian airline builds on social media leadership position CALGARY, April 21, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet announced today that it now supports guests' questions, comments and requests 24/7 via its social media ...
04/15/16 01:45 PMWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Earns “Outperform” Rating from BMO Capital Markets - Washington News Wire - TravelweekWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Earns “Outperform” Rating from BMO Capital MarketsWashington News WireWestJet Airlines Ltd. logo BMO Capital Markets reiterated their outperform rating on shares of WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) in a research note published on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has a C$22.00 price target on the stock.WestJet Launches Halifax-Boston Service (TSE:WJA)Sonoran Weekly Reviewall 6 news articles »
04/15/16 03:19 AMWestJet launches Boston service from Halifax - [at noodls] - Airline continues to enhance choice and competition in Nova Scotia CALGARY, April 15, 2016/CNW/ - Today, WestJet launched its newest service out of Halifaxwith the departure of flight 3712 to Boston. The ...
04/13/16 01:51 PMWelcome aboard the WestJet Fanwagon! - [at noodls] - Airline rolls out new way to surprise fans of the Toronto Blue Jays CALGARY, April 13, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet hits the streets of Torontotoday with the WestJet Fanwagon, an exciting new program for fans of ...
04/12/16 01:39 PMWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) PT Set at C$16.00 by Banc of America Sec - Washington News Wire - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) PT Set at C$16.00 by Banc of America SecWashington News WireWestJet Airlines logo WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) has been assigned a C$16.00 target price by stock analysts at Banc of America Sec in a report issued on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm presently has a an “underperform” rating on the ...
04/12/16 01:39 PMWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Forecasted to Post FY2016 Earnings of $2.12 Per Share - Washington News Wire - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Forecasted to Post FY2016 Earnings of $2.12 Per ShareWashington News WireWestJet Airlines logo WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) – Equities research analysts at National Bank Financial boosted their FY2016 earnings estimates for WestJet Airlines in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Zacks Investment Research reports.Were Analysts Bearish WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) This Week?Stock Callerall 2 news articles »
04/12/16 01:39 PMCanaccord Genuity Reiterates “C$24.00” Price Target for WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) - Washington News Wire - Canaccord Genuity Reiterates “C$24.00” Price Target for WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA)Washington News WireWestJet Airlines logo WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) has been assigned a C$24.00 price objective by equities researchers at Canaccord Genuity in a report issued on Tuesday, ARN reports. The firm currently has a a “buy” rating on the stock. Canaccord ...Is WestJet Airlines Ltd. a Sell? The Stock Declines AgainStock Callerall 5 news articles »
04/08/16 01:54 PMEnergy Stocks Should Lift TSX Wednesday -- Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq - Energy Stocks Should Lift TSX Wednesday -- Canadian CommentaryNasdaq(RTTNews.com) - Rebounding crude oil prices may help Canadian stocks snap a 3-day losing skid Wednesday. The heavily influential energy sector is expected to get a nice boost from renewed speculation of a deal between major oil producers that would ...and more »
04/06/16 07:20 AMWestJet reports March load factor of 83.2 per cent - [at noodls] - Airline increases traffic by 7.4 per cent, flies a record 1.9 million guests for the month of March CALGARY, April 6, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet today announced March 2016traffic results with a load factor of ...
04/04/16 12:34 PMWestJet to open contact centre in New Brunswick - [at noodls] - Airline expands capacity to serve French-speaking guests CALGARY, April 4, 2016/CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will open a contact centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, to enhance service for its French-speaking ...
04/02/16 01:37 PMWestJet Airlines Ltd.'s Stock Is Sell After Today's Huge Decline - Clinton Financial - WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s Stock Is Sell After Today's Huge DeclineClinton FinancialThe stock of WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) is a huge mover today! The stock is down 0.54% or $0.11 after the news, hitting $20.37 per share. About 62,042 shares traded hands. WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) has declined 9.30% since August 24, 2015 ...
04/01/16 02:07 AMApril 1 Alert: WestJet creates world's first hi-tech food dispenser - [at noodls] - Innovation to change aviation inflight service forever CALGARY, April 1, 2016/CNW/ - In its never-ending quest to deliver the most caring and personalized service to its guests, WestJet announced today ...
About WestJet Airlines

WestJet Airlines logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canada-based airline company that offers airline services and vacation packages. The Company operates WestJet Vacations, which provide air, hotel, car and excursion packages, and WestJet Encore, which is a regional airline that operates a fleet of turboprop aircraft in a network of destinations in Canada and over one destination in the United States. The Company's airline offers scheduled service to over 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe with its fleet of approximately 110 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, over 20 Bombardier Q400 aircraft and approximately two wide-body Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft. The Company serves over 160 destinations. Its destinations include the United States destination; service to over five new sun destinations, and the United Kingdom. The Company has a fleet of approximately 140 aircraft. It has approximately 40 Boeing 737 aircraft under operating leases.

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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: WJA
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.67
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.91
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.85
  • P/E Ratio: 8.17
  • P/E Growth: -0.47
  • Market Cap: $2.53B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.29 EPS
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