WestJet Airlines Company Profile (TSE:WJA)

About WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)

WestJet Airlines logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canada-based company, which provides airline service and travel packages. The Company operates WestJet Vacations, which provides 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 the United States. Its airline offers scheduled service to over 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe with its fleet of over 110 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, over 30 Bombardier Q400 aircraft and over four wide-body Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft. It serves over 180 destinations. Its destinations include the United States; international sun destinations, and new London Gatwick routes. It offers vacation packages to Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort Riviera Maya; The Venetian Resort and Casino and The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, and Half Moon, A Rock Resort in Jamaica.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector:
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:WJA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.69 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 117,209,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$22.55
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$22.39
  • 52 Week Range: C$20.38 - C$24.98
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.64
  • P/E Growth: -5.83
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$4.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.64
  • Book Value: C$17.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.28
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$748.91 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 349,952 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 4.68
 

Frequently Asked Questions for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)

What is WestJet Airlines' stock symbol?

WestJet Airlines trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "WJA."

How often does WestJet Airlines pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WestJet Airlines?

WestJet Airlines declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 12th. View WestJet Airlines' Dividend History.

How were WestJet Airlines' earnings last quarter?

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The company earned $942 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $943.50 million. View WestJet Airlines' Earnings History.

When will WestJet Airlines make its next earnings announcement?

WestJet Airlines is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines.

Where is WestJet Airlines' stock going? Where will WestJet Airlines' stock price be in 2017?

10 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for WestJet Airlines' stock. Their predictions range from C$21.00 to C$29.00. On average, they expect WestJet Airlines' stock price to reach C$24.29 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for WestJet Airlines.

Who are some of WestJet Airlines' key competitors?

Who are WestJet Airlines' key executives?

WestJet Airlines' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Clive J. Beddoe, Independent Chairman of the Board

How do I buy WestJet Airlines stock?

Shares of WestJet Airlines 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 WestJet Airlines' stock price today?

One share of WestJet Airlines stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$22.95.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WestJet Airlines (TSE WJA)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  335 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  200 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  535
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: C$24.29

Analysts' Ratings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/16/2017MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/2/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeSector Perform Market Weight -> Underperform Market WeightView Rating Details
5/4/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetOutperformC$25.00View Rating Details
5/4/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$24.00 -> C$27.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$27.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$25.00 -> C$24.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetMarket PerformC$24.00 -> C$23.50View Rating Details
2/7/2017Beacon SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/8/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016CSFBLower Price TargetC$27.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralC$23.10 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016AltaCorp CapitalLower Price TargetC$23.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHoldC$21.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Paradigm CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldC$23.00 -> C$20.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$22.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingUnderperformC$16.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/30/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Earnings by Quarter for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Earnings History by Quarter for WestJet Airlines (TSE WJA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/24/2017        
7/28/2015Q2$0.48$0.49$943.50 million$942.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014$0.28$0.40$915.50 million$930.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.64$0.69$1.04 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.20
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.39
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.50$0.52$0.51
Q2 20173$0.10$0.23$0.17
Q3 20171$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q4 20171$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q1 20181$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q2 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20181$1.02$1.02$1.02
Q4 20181$0.56$0.56$0.56
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for WestJet Airlines (TSE WJA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/12/2017Quarterly$0.142.44%6/12/20176/30/20176/30/2017
3/13/2017Quarterly$0.142.5%3/13/20173/31/20173/31/2017
12/12/2016Quarterly$0.142.62%12/12/201612/30/201612/30/2016
9/12/2016Quarterly$0.142.35%9/12/20169/30/20169/30/2016
6/13/2016Quarterly$0.142.38%6/13/20166/30/20166/30/2016
3/14/2016Quarterly$0.142.89%3/14/20163/31/20163/31/2016
12/14/2015Quarterly$0.142.81%12/14/201512/31/201512/31/2015
9/14/2015Quarterly$0.142.33%9/14/20159/30/20159/30/2015
5/5/2015Quarterly$0.122.11%6/15/20156/17/20156/30/2015
2/2/2015Quarterly$0.111.91%3/16/20153/18/20153/31/2015
11/4/2014quarterly$0.121.4%12/15/201412/17/201412/31/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.121.56%9/15/20149/17/20149/30/2014
5/6/2014quarterly$0.121.87%6/16/20146/18/20146/30/2014
2/3/2014Quarterly$0.111.89%3/17/20143/19/20143/31/2014
11/4/2013$0.1012/16/201312/18/201312/31/2013
11/5/2013quarterly$0.101.4%12/16/201312/18/201312/31/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.109/18/20139/30/2013
5/7/2013quarterly$0.106/12/20136/28/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.103/13/20133/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2017Ron A BrennemanDirectorBuy5,000C$21.85C$109,250.00
5/17/2017Ron A BrennemanDirectorBuy5,000C$22.00C$110,000.00
5/12/2017L. Jacques MenardDirectorBuy5,000C$22.68C$113,400.00
5/8/2017L. Jacques MenardDirectorBuy5,000C$22.38C$111,900.00
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Latest Headlines for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet announces new president for WestJet Encore
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WJA-CA : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WJA-CA : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet again named Canada's most trusted airline
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 7:49 AM
fool.ca logoAre Airlines Good Long-Term Investments?
www.fool.ca - May 23 at 8:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Director Acquires C$109,250.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 1:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRon A. Brenneman Purchases 5,000 Shares of WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 4:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanada to ease airline joint-venture and ownership rules, bolster passenger rights - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 17 at 12:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Downgraded by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 2:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Canada - May 16
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Director L. Jacques Menard Buys 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet returns to Phoenix-Mesa this fall
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet welcomes Rossen Dimitrov back
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 3:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet lands two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet reports April load factor of 84.8 per cent
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WJA-CA : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Director Buys 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBeacon Securities Comments on WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (WJA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Price Target Raised to C$27.00 at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 8:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Given a C$25.00 Price Target at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCormark Weighs in on WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s FY2018 Earnings (WJA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 6:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBeacon Securities Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Reduced by National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Rating Lowered to Underperform Market Weight at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for WestJet Airlines Ltd. Boosted by Analyst (WJA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.19 Per Share (WJA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WJA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:01 AM
bizjournals.com logoWestJet reports on voting results from 2017 annual meeting of shareholders
www.bizjournals.com - May 3 at 6:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Price Target Increased to C$29.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCIBC Lowers WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Price Target to C$24.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 3:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Trims WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Target Price to C$24.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 3:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Price Target Raised to C$27.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 3:58 PM
rttnews.com logoWestJet To Buy Up To 20 Dreamliners For Long Routes From Canada
www.rttnews.com - May 2 at 6:45 PM
baystreet.ca logoBig Expansion Plans for Westjet Airlines Ltd.
www.baystreet.ca - May 2 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet to purchase Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet reports first quarter results
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's WestJet posts 45 pct fall in 1st-qtr profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's WestJet beats profit estimates, to buy up to 20 aircraft
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet receives IATA NDC certification
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 10:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet launches Abbotsford-Winnipeg route
finance.yahoo.com - April 30 at 4:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBob Cummings, to lead ultra-low-cost airline
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:26 AM
fool.ca logoIs WestJet Airlines Ltd. About to Break-Out?
www.fool.ca - April 25 at 7:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WJA) : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia Advisory - WestJet first quarter analysts' conference call and annual meeting of shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 8:38 AM
fool.ca logoCould Starting an Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Help WestJet Airlines Ltd.?
www.fool.ca - April 24 at 7:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WJA-CA : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:00 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWestJet: Adding A Ultra Low Cost Division Doesn't Make Sense Right Now
seekingalpha.com - April 21 at 9:06 PM
rttnews.com logoWestJet To Launch Canada's Low-cost Carrier
www.rttnews.com - April 21 at 1:19 AM

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