Air Canada Company Profile (TSE:AC)

About Air Canada (TSE:AC)

Air Canada logoAir Canada is a domestic, United States transborder and international airline company. The Company is a provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-United States transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. Its mainline operates a fleet of approximately 170 aircraft, including Airbus narrow-body aircraft, over 70 Boeing and Airbus wide-body aircraft, and approximately Embraer 190 regional jets. Air Canada rouge operates a fleet of approximately 50 aircraft comprising over 20 Airbus A319 aircraft, five Airbus A321 aircraft and approximately 20 Boeing 767-300 aircraft. Through the 28-member airline network, it offers flights to approximately 1,300 destinations in over 190 countries. Air Canada Altitude recognizes and rewards Aeroplan loyalty program members with a range of travel privileges and benefits corresponding to their travel activity, such as priority check-in, complimentary checked baggage and upgrades to business class.

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  • Symbol: TSE:AC
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  • Market Cap: C$4.59 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 271,044,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$14.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$13.78
  • 52 Week Range: C$8.17 - C$17.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.41
  • P/E Growth: 0.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$14.98 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.31
  • Book Value: C$3.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.96
  • EBIDTA: C$2.05 billion
  • Average Volume: 1.44 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 9.29

Frequently Asked Questions for Air Canada (TSE:AC)

What is Air Canada's stock symbol?

Air Canada trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "AC."

How were Air Canada's earnings last quarter?

Air Canada (TSE:AC) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.01. The business earned $3.31 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.32 billion. View Air Canada's Earnings History.

When will Air Canada make its next earnings announcement?

Air Canada is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Air Canada.

Where is Air Canada's stock going? Where will Air Canada's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Air Canada's shares. Their forecasts range from C$14.00 to C$24.00. On average, they anticipate Air Canada's stock price to reach C$18.03 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Air Canada.

Who are some of Air Canada's key competitors?

How do I buy Air Canada stock?

Shares of Air Canada and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Air Canada stock cost?

One share of Air Canada stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$16.93.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Air Canada (TSE:AC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: C$18.03

Analysts' Ratings History for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/18/2017Beacon SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/15/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$15.50 -> C$16.25View Rating Details
5/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetTop PickC$18.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetMarket PerformC$12.50 -> C$15.00View Rating Details
5/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$20.00View Rating Details
5/9/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetAction List BuyC$21.00 -> C$24.00View Rating Details
2/21/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutral -> OutperformC$14.00 -> C$17.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$17.50 -> C$19.50View Rating Details
10/14/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$13.00 -> C$15.50View Rating Details
10/3/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyC$13.00 -> C$14.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016CSFBReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/18/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetC$18.00 -> C$9.50View Rating Details
2/16/2016AltaCorp CapitalLower Price TargetOutperformC$26.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Paradigm CapitalLower Price TargetBuyC$18.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016CormarkDowngradeTop Pick -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
Earnings by Quarter for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/7/2014$0.46$0.47$3.32 billion$3.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.60)($0.60)($0.60)
Q2 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q3 20171$2.73$2.73$2.73
Q4 20171($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q1 20181($0.30)($0.30)($0.30)
Q2 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q3 20181$2.76$2.76$2.76
Q4 20181($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Mark GalardoInsiderSell618C$16.26C$10,048.68
3/16/2017Lise FournelInsiderSell4,000C$13.72C$54,880.00
3/15/2017Lise FournelInsiderSell10,000C$13.29C$132,900.00
3/14/2017Pierre HouleInsiderSell560C$13.30C$7,448.00
3/2/2017Mark GalardoInsiderSell467C$14.00C$6,538.00
2/23/2017Chris IsfordInsiderSell20,273C$13.69C$277,537.37
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
Latest Headlines for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
DateHeadline logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Air Canada Issued By Beacon Securities (AC) - May 22 at 7:18 AM logoAir Canada -- Moody's upgrades Air Canada's CFR to Ba3, outlook stable - May 19 at 8:16 PM logoAir Canada's (AC) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Beacon Securities - May 19 at 7:18 AM logoSnowstorm contributed to 2015 crash landing of Air Canada flight -TSB - Nasdaq - May 18 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada Flights Now Located at Los Angeles Airport Terminal 6 - May 17 at 8:19 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX slides as banks and energy firms reverse gains - May 16 at 8:18 PM logoMedia Advisory - Michael Rousseau, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, to present at the RBC Capital Markets Canadian Automotive, Industrial & Transportation Conference - May 16 at 3:17 PM logoCanada to ease airline joint-venture rules, guarantee passenger rights - May 16 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada Comments on Proposed Transportation Modernization Act - May 16 at 3:17 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX inches upward as banks, resource stocks gain - May 16 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Insider Sells C$10,048.68 in Stock - May 16 at 1:40 PM logoWhy Air Canada Just Became the #1 Canadian Airline for Bullish Investors - The Motley Fool Canada - May 16 at 5:40 AM logoWestJet Airlines Ltd -- Moody's changes WestJet's Baa2 outlook to negative - May 15 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada Working with Canadian Red Cross to help Flooded communities in Quebec and Across Canada; Air Canada Foundation to make $50,000 donation to Flood Relief Appeals - May 12 at 8:34 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets - May 12 at 5:56 PM logoAir Canada To Offer High-Speed Internet on Air Canada Rouge - May 12 at 3:34 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 12 at 1:14 PM logoAir Canada to Cut Ties With Aeroplan and Start Own Loyalty Program - May 11 at 3:27 PM logoAir Canada to launch own loyalty program; shares soar - May 11 at 3:27 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls, weighed by Aimia stock, Moody's downgrade on banks - May 11 at 3:27 PM logoAnalyst: Air Canada Shares Are a Terrific Value - - May 10 at 3:25 PM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Air Canada Issued By Cormark (AC) - May 10 at 7:56 AM logoAnalyst: Air Canada Shares Are a Terrific Value - May 9 at 8:19 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as energy stocks, Open Text weigh - May 9 at 3:18 PM logoAir Canada to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $2.73 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (AC) - May 9 at 7:30 AM logoAir Canada Announces Election of Directors - May 8 at 8:17 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Price Target Increased to C$21.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada - May 8 at 6:00 PM logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Raises Air Canada (AC) Price Target to C$15.00 - May 8 at 2:58 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Price Target Raised to C$16.25 at Scotiabank - May 8 at 2:58 PM logoAir Canada breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AC-CA : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 11:27 AM logoEdited Transcript of AC.TO earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 12:30pm GMT - May 7 at 8:19 PM logoAir Canada posts $37-million loss - May 6 at 1:19 AM logoAir Canada posts smaller-than-expected loss - Reuters - May 5 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 5 at 3:17 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-Futures slightly higher; jobs report in focus - May 5 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada says has capability to compete with rival Westjet - May 5 at 3:17 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX rises over 1 pct, led by bank and energy shares - May 5 at 3:17 PM logoAir Canada launching Montreal flights to Phoenix - Phoenix Business Journal - May 3 at 3:18 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday - May 3 at 7:36 AM logoWestJet posts 45 percent drop in profit, to buy up to 20 aircraft - Reuters - May 2 at 3:21 PM logoAir Canada – Value Analysis (TORONTO:AC) : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 8:37 PM logoResearch Reports Initiated on Industrials Stocks: Air Canada, WestJet Airlines, Chorus Aviation, and Exchange Income - Yahoo Finance - April 27 at 3:36 PM logoAir Canada breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AC-CA : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 3:25 PM logoCanadian Stocks Are Rising As Bank Stocks Surge - Canadian Commentary - April 24 at 11:14 AM logoNational Bank Financial Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Air Canada (AC) - April 24 at 9:00 AM logoCanada's WestJet plans to launch ultra-low-cost carrier - Nasdaq - April 20 at 3:17 PM logoCanadian Airlines Are Cheap: Is the Risk Worth the Reward? - The Motley Fool Canada - April 19 at 3:16 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- Canada-April 19 - April 19 at 3:15 PM logoFinding the Upside to the Airline Laptop Ban - April 19 at 3:15 PM logoAir Canada apologizes for bumping youth off oversold flight: father - Reuters - April 18 at 5:44 AM



Air Canada (AC) Chart for Wednesday, May, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/24/2017 by Staff