WestJet Airlines Company Profile (TSE:WJA)

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: $22.34
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.50
  • 52-Week Range: C$14.67 - C$25.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.48
  • P/E Growth: -2.18
  • Market Cap: $2.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,871,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.82

Analysts' Ratings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/17/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetC$24.00 -> C$24.50View Rating Details
10/12/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$25.00 -> C$26.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralC$23.10 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016CSFBReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/12/2016ScotiabankSet Price TargetOutperformC$28.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$27.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformC$21.00 -> C$26.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016AltaCorp CapitalLower Price TargetC$23.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Beacon SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
6/28/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHoldC$21.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Paradigm CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldC$23.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$18.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$22.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingUnderperformC$16.00View Rating Details
2/3/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformC$27.00 -> C$18.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2015Q2$0.48$0.49ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014$0.28$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014$0.64$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.91 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.64$0.67$0.66
Q2 20163$0.18$0.29$0.24
Q3 20163$0.87$0.92$0.90
Q4 20162$0.52$0.60$0.56
Q1 20171$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q2 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20171$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20171$0.76$0.76$0.76
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/8/2015Edward Stuart BaklorInsiderSell1,000C$20.29C$20,290.00
11/4/2015Robert CummingsInsiderSell1,800C$23.74C$42,732.00
9/15/2015Robert CummingsInsiderSell1,000C$23.87C$23,870.00
6/15/2015Robert CummingsInsiderSell1,200C$26.57C$31,884.00
5/28/2015Gregg Albert SaretskyInsiderSell3,293C$26.48C$87,196.66
3/13/2015Ferio PuglieseInsiderSell20,000C$28.81C$576,228.00
3/12/2015Janice Gaye RennieDirectorBuy1,000C$28.64C$28,640.00
3/9/2015Clive BeddoeInsiderSell17,400C$30.06C$523,044.00
3/6/2015Clive BeddoeInsiderSell29,000C$30.14C$874,060.00
12/10/2014Gregg Albert SaretskyInsiderSell25,000C$34.23C$855,770.00
12/3/2014Vito CulmoneInsiderSell10,000C$34.42C$344,200.00
11/17/2014Clive BeddoeInsiderSell85,200C$31.00C$2,641,200.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
News IconTrading Views: RSI, MA, and ADX Review for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WJA)
wsconfidential.com - October 27 at 8:20 PM
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www.publicnow.com - October 27 at 8:20 PM
News IconStock Tracker: Trend Analysis on Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WJA)
wsconfidential.com - October 26 at 8:04 PM
publicnow.com logoMedia Advisory - WestJet third quarter analysts' conference call (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - October 25 at 8:14 PM
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www.publicnow.com - October 25 at 6:16 AM
News IconWeekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for WestJet Airlines (WJA) - DailyQuint (TSE:WJA)
dailyquint.com - October 20 at 8:20 AM
News IconNational Bank Financial Increases WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Price Target to C$26.00 - DailyQuint (TSE:WJA)
dailyquint.com - October 14 at 7:54 PM
News IconAnalysts give average Rating of “Hold” to WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) - DailyQuint (TSE:WJA)
dailyquint.com - October 13 at 8:20 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet reports record September load factor of 79.9 per cent (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - October 11 at 7:51 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet goes pink for breast cancer (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - October 3 at 7:14 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. : WJA-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 14th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : September 30, 2016 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 30 at 7:19 PM
barrons.com logo[$$] This Stock Can Rise 50% And Fetches 3x Earnings (TSE:WJA)
www.barrons.com - September 30 at 7:19 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet takes Big Brothers Big Sisters under their wing (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 30 at 6:28 AM
News IconClass action lawsuit proposed on Air Canada, WestJet baggage fees - TheChronicleHerald.ca (TSE:WJA)
thechronicleherald.ca - September 28 at 6:25 AM
News IconLawsuit alleges Air Canada and WestJet 'colluded' to charge checked baggage fees - Toronto Sun (TSE:WJA)
www.torontosun.com - September 28 at 6:25 AM
publicnow.com logoMedia Advisory - WestJet to take Big Brothers Big Sisters youth behind the scenes to show #MentoringMatters (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 28 at 6:25 AM
publicnow.com logoWestJet to take Big Brothers Big Sisters youth behind the scenes to show #MentoringMatters (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 28 at 6:25 AM
News IconMan injured by Air Canada trolley frustrated with airline's response (TSE:WJA)
www.onenewspage.com - September 25 at 6:55 PM
News IconCIBC Institutional Investor Conference: WestJet Says Revenue Management System Now More "Aggressive" As It Sees ... - Post News (TSE:WJA)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 24 at 7:08 PM
News IconWestJet signs deal with Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News (TSE:WJA)
www.cp24.com - September 24 at 7:08 PM
News IconWestJet signs deal with Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines (TSE:WJA)
www.cp24.com - September 23 at 7:25 PM
News IconInvesting in what you know - Castanet.net (TSE:WJA)
www.castanet.net - September 22 at 7:42 PM
News IconWestJet signs code-share deal with Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines - Calgary Herald (TSE:WJA)
www.calgaryherald.com - September 22 at 7:42 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet, Hainan Airlines announce code-share (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 22 at 7:42 PM
4-traders.com logoWestJet Airlines : reaches deal to fly Suncor employees to Northern Alberta oilsands operations (TSE:WJA)
www.4-traders.com - September 21 at 7:37 PM
News IconWestJet cites low demand as it clips wings on Brandon-Toronto ... - Times Colonist (TSE:WJA)
www.timescolonist.com - September 21 at 11:56 AM
News IconWestJet reaches deal to fly Suncor employees to Northern Alberta oilsands operations - CTV News (TSE:WJA)
www.ctvnews.ca - September 21 at 11:56 AM
News IconWestJet, Suncor announce multi-year deal to fly employees to Northern Alberta oilsands - Globalnews.ca (TSE:WJA)
globalnews.ca - September 21 at 11:56 AM
News IconWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Plans Quarterly Dividend of C$0.14 - DailyQuint (TSE:WJA)
dailyquint.com - September 21 at 11:56 AM
publicnow.com logoWestJet signs multi-year contract with Suncor (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 21 at 11:56 AM
News IconWestJet cites low demand as it clips wings on Brandon-Toronto service - 570 News (TSE:WJA)
www.570news.com - September 20 at 5:37 AM
fool.ca logoIs WestJet Airlines Ltd. a Smart Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - September 20 at 5:37 AM
fool.ca logoIs WestJet Airlines Ltd. a Smart Buy? (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - September 19 at 7:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WJA-CA : September 19, 2016 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 19 at 7:58 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet to present at the CIBC 15th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 15 at 11:53 AM
News IconAfter Today's Huge Increase, Is WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s Near-Term Analysis Positive? - Frisco Fastball (TSE:WJA)
friscofastball.com - September 14 at 8:19 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WestJet Airlines Ltd. : September 14, 2016 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 12:29 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet reports August load factor of 86.5 per cent (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 7:34 PM
bloomberg.com logoCan These New Airlines Bring Canada’s Sky-High Fares Back to Earth? (TSE:WJA)
www.bloomberg.com - September 12 at 6:31 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUK-Canada WestJet plane declares emergency, lands in Iceland (TSE:WJA)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - September 10 at 7:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia Advisory - WestJet to present at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Global Transportation Conference (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 11:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFour for four - MoneySense magazine ranks WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard top travel rewards card for the fourth consecutive year (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 11:32 AM
baystreet.ca logoWestjet Airlines: A Rare Airline Dividend (TSE:WJA)
www.baystreet.ca - August 25 at 8:31 PM
News IconCanadian Carriers Appear Set to Join U.S. Air-Safety Program (TSE:WJA)
www.advfn.com - August 25 at 8:31 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet launches its status match to gold (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 6:34 AM
4-traders.com logoWestJet Airlines : Review says WestJet should update its workplace harassment policies (TSE:WJA)
www.4-traders.com - August 18 at 8:29 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet announces release of EY report (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - August 18 at 8:29 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet reports July load factor of 85.2 per cent (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - August 10 at 11:32 AM
publicnow.com logoWestJet adds Belize to list of sun destinations (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - August 8 at 8:29 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WestJet Airlines Ltd. : August 2, 2016 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - August 2 at 8:41 PM


WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff