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$5.14 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 271,044,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$18.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$15.22
  • 52 Week Range: C$8.66 - C$20.93
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.18
  • P/E Growth: 0.54
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$14.98 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.34
  • Book Value: C$3.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.56
  • EBIDTA: C$2.05 billion
  • Net Margins: -1.02%
  • Return on Equity: -13.84%
  • Return on Assets: -0.96%
  • Average Volume: 1.40 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 18.43
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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.01. The company earned $3.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.32 billion. Air Canada had a negative return on equity of 13.84% and a negative net margin of 1.02%. 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?

11 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Air Canada's shares. Their predictions range from C$15.00 to C$25.00. On average, they expect Air Canada's stock price to reach C$21.44 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Air Canada.

Who are some of Air Canada's key competitors?

Who are Air Canada's key executives?

Air Canada's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Vagn Ove Soerensen, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Calin Rovinescu, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Michael Stewart Rousseau, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Craig Landry, President - Air Canada Leisure Group
  • Benjamin M. Smith, President - Passenger Airlines
  • Klaus Goersch, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Lise Fournel, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Marcel Forget, Senior Vice President - Commercial Strategy
  • Lucie Guillemette, Senior Vice President - Revenue Optimization
  • Kevin C. Howlet, Senior Vice President - Regional Markets and Government Relations

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.

What is Air Canada's stock price today?

One share of Air Canada stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$18.97.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Air Canada (TSE AC)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  347
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Air Canada and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Air Canada (TSE:AC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.91)
Consensus Price Target: C$21.44

Analysts' Ratings History for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/17/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform -> NeutralC$18.00 -> C$22.50View Rating Details
7/10/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$16.25 -> C$20.50View Rating Details
7/7/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyC$21.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
7/7/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$20.50 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
7/7/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetTop PickC$21.00 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
6/29/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$18.50 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
5/18/2017Beacon SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView 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
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 7/27/2015 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
8/1/2017$0.30N/AView Earnings Details
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: $2.13
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.74
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.60)($0.60)($0.60)
Q2 20172$0.10$0.21$0.16
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$3.08$3.08$3.08
Q4 20181($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Air Canada (TSE:AC)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

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
6/9/2017Michael Stewart RousseauInsiderSell34,992C$18.00C$629,856.00
6/8/2017Michael Stewart RousseauInsiderSell52,000C$18.04C$938,080.00
6/6/2017Arielle Meloul-WechslerInsiderSell7,064C$17.62C$124,467.68
6/5/2017Craig LandryInsiderSell12,989C$17.76C$230,684.64
5/30/2017James Anthony TaborInsiderSell2,037C$17.95C$36,564.15
5/25/2017Marcel ForgetInsiderSell5,000C$17.36C$86,800.00
5/24/2017Pierre HouleInsiderSell978C$17.28C$16,899.84
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 logoCanadian Stocks Are Rising Along With Commodities - Canadian Commentary - July 27 at 1:23 AM logoAvianca suspends flights to Venezuela due to operational, security issues - Nasdaq - July 26 at 3:19 PM logoAir Canada Adds Vancouver-Yellowknife Flights for Winter 2017 - July 26 at 3:19 PM logoCanadian Stocks Are Rising Along With Commodities - Canadian ... - Nasdaq - July 25 at 3:19 PM logoAir Canada (AC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 25 at 7:04 AM logo[$$] Air Canada Pilots Reportedly Weren't Using Normal Navigation Aids in Close Call at San Francisco - July 21 at 4:39 PM logoAir Canada Announces Canada's Next Great Cocktail - July 18 at 3:36 PM logoMedia Advisory - Air Canada to Present Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 18 at 3:36 PM logoLondon Gatwick airport runway briefly closed after Air Canada plane's tyre burst - Nasdaq - July 17 at 3:36 PM logoAir Canada: How Fast and How Far Can You Run? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 11 at 4:26 PM logoAir Canada Foundation Raises More Than $1,100,000 Net to Help Canadian Children's Charities - July 11 at 4:26 PM logoBeacon Securities Comments on Air Canada's FY2017 Earnings (AC) - July 11 at 10:07 AM logoWho Benefits From Falling Oil Prices? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 10 at 3:26 PM logoAir Canada (TSE:AC) Given New C$20.50 Price Target at Scotiabank - July 10 at 3:04 PM logoQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for Air Canada Increased by Cormark (TSE:AC) - July 10 at 8:16 AM logoCanaccord Genuity Increases Air Canada (TSE:AC) Price Target to C$23.00 - July 7 at 1:52 PM logoAir Canada (AC) PT Raised to C$23.00 at CIBC - July 7 at 1:52 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Price Target Increased to C$25.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 7 at 11:24 AM logoAir Canada shares hit 10-year high - July 6 at 9:46 PM logoAir Canada at 52-Week High - July 6 at 9:46 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as Tahoe plunges, housing data weighs on banks - July 6 at 9:46 PM logoWill WestJet Airlines Ltd. Outperform or Lag its Peers Long Term? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 4 at 3:39 PM logoAir Canada (TSE:AC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 3 at 12:41 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Air Canada Boosted by National Bank Financial (AC) - July 3 at 7:59 AM logoAir Canada Rouge Celebrates Fourth Birthday - July 1 at 3:20 PM logoCanadian Stocks Are Falling After GDP Meets Expectations - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq - June 30 at 3:32 PM logoAnalysts Set Expectations for Air Canada's Q2 2017 Earnings (AC) - June 30 at 8:43 AM logoNational Bank Financial Raises Air Canada (AC) Price Target to C$20.00 - June 29 at 11:44 PM logoCanadian Stocks Are Losing Ground On Broad Weakness - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq - June 29 at 3:30 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise as oil prices hit two-week high - Nasdaq - June 29 at 3:30 PM logoToday's Research Reports on Air Canada, Dollarama, BlackBerry and Canadian National Railway Company - June 28 at 3:40 PM logoAir Canada Hopes to Resuscitate Cross-Border Venture With United - June 27 at 8:23 PM logoAir Canada Named one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America for Second Consecutive Year - June 27 at 3:21 PM logoConnecticut Development Authority -- Moody's Affirms Bombardier's ratings; outlook stable - June 22 at 6:08 PM logoAir Canada beats US competitors for coveted award - June 22 at 1:08 PM logoAir Canada Launches Cool New Summer Destination: Iceland - June 21 at 3:38 PM logoAir Canada (AC) PT Raised to C$20.50 - June 20 at 12:28 PM logoAir Canada inaugurates Daily Montreal-Washington Dulles (IAD) Flights - June 19 at 3:17 PM logoBombardier not expected to announce CSeries orders in Paris -source - June 14 at 3:16 PM logoAir Canada (AC) PT Raised to C$21.00 - June 14 at 2:20 PM logoAir Canada Offers Summer #TravelTips - June 13 at 8:19 AM logoAir Canada (AC) Insider Sells C$629,856.00 in Stock - June 9 at 7:58 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Insider Michael Stewart Rousseau Sells 52,000 Shares - June 9 at 7:32 PM logoAir Canada Inaugurates Montreal to Marseille Service - June 9 at 3:20 PM logoCanadian Stocks Have Inched Into Positive Territory - Canadian Commentary - June 8 at 8:22 PM logoAir Canada plane makes emergency landing without injuries in Seattle - June 8 at 8:22 PM logoAir Canada plane makes emergency landing at Seattle airport - Nasdaq - June 8 at 3:20 PM logoSell Air Canada - Is This Its Biggest Mistake? - Seeking Alpha - June 8 at 3:20 PM logoAir Canada plane makes emergency landing at Seattle airport - June 8 at 3:20 PM logoAir Canada (AC) Insider Sells C$124,467.68 in Stock - June 7 at 1:26 PM



Air Canada (AC) Chart for Thursday, July, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/27/2017 by Staff