TSE:WJA - WestJet Airlines Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$19.01 +0.03 (+0.16 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 12:48 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$18.98
Today's RangeC$18.84 - C$19.10
52-Week RangeC$16.71 - C$26.72
Volume51,088 shs
Average Volume345,988 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio18.99
Dividend Yield2.95%
BetaN/A
WestJet Airlines Ltd. provides scheduled airline services and travel packages. The company offers scheduled flights, as well as cargo and charter services. It also operates WestJet Vacations that provides air, hotel, car, and excursion packages, as well as WestJet Encore, a regional airline with a fleet of turboprop aircraft in a network of destinations in Canada and the United States. As of December 31, 2017, it operated a fleet of 117 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, 4 Boeing MAX 737 aircraft, 43 Bombardier Q400 aircraft, and 4 Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft for approximately 107 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Major Airlines
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-403-5397594

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$4.66 billion
Cash FlowC$11.51 per share
Book ValueC$20.01 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees11,953
OptionableNot Optionable

WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WestJet Airlines' stock symbol?

WestJet Airlines trades on the Toronto 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 Tuesday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 12th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 11th. View WestJet Airlines' Dividend History.

How were WestJet Airlines' earnings last quarter?

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion. View WestJet Airlines' Earnings History.

When is WestJet Airlines' next earnings date?

WestJet Airlines is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines.

What price target have analysts set for WJA?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for WestJet Airlines' shares. Their forecasts range from C$17.50 to C$28.00. On average, they expect WestJet Airlines' share price to reach C$20.64 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WestJet Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WestJet Airlines?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestJet Airlines in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WestJet Airlines.

Has WestJet Airlines been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WJA stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WestJet Airlines earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of WestJet Airlines' key competitors?

Who are WestJet Airlines' key executives?

WestJet Airlines' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Clive J. Beddoe, Co-Founder and Chairman (Age 72)
  • Mr. Edward Sims, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Henry P. Taylor, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Mark Porter, Exec. VP of People & Culture
  • Captain Jeffrey L. Martin, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)

How do I buy shares of WestJet Airlines?

Shares of WJA 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 WJA stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$18.98.

What is WestJet Airlines' official website?

The official website for WestJet Airlines is http://www.westjet.com/.

How can I contact WestJet Airlines?

WestJet Airlines' mailing address is 22 Aerial Pl NE, CALGARY, AB T2E 3J1, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-403-5397594.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WestJet Airlines (TSE WJA)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  599 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  440 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,039
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WestJet Airlines and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WJA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WJA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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