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: $23.83
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.23
  • 52-Week Range: C$14.67 - C$25.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.14
  • P/E Growth: -0.75
  • Market Cap: $2.87B
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,871,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.17

Analysts' Ratings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/27/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$27.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$24.00 -> C$26.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetC$20.50 -> C$22.25View 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
7/19/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$23.00 -> C$24.00View 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 8/31/2014 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$0.89$0.88
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)
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
twst.com logoInterview with the EVP, Finance and CFO: WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) (TSE:WJA)
www.twst.com - July 30 at 7:24 PM
twst.com logoInterview with the EVP, Finance and CFO: WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE ... - The Wall Street Transcript (TSE:WJA)
www.twst.com - July 29 at 8:34 PM
fool.ca logoWhy WestJet Airlines Ltd. Is up 1% Today - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - July 27 at 8:45 PM
4-traders.com logoWestJet Airlines : Christopher Burley is appointed Vice Chair of WestJet's Board of Directors (TSE:WJA)
www.4-traders.com - July 27 at 11:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WJA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-16 3:00pm GMT (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:19 PM
msn.com logoWestJet Airlines' profit plunges 40.5 percent as costs rise (TSE:WJA)
www.msn.com - July 26 at 11:51 AM
fool.ca logoWhy WestJet Airlines Ltd. Is up 1% Today (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - July 26 at 11:51 AM
reuters.com logoWestJet profit beats as passenger traffic rises, fuel costs fall (TSE:WJA)
ca.reuters.com - July 26 at 11:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet Airlines profit beats estimates as fuel costs fall (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 11:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX's gold miners, banks help index gain (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 10:18 AM
publicnow.com logoChristopher Burley is appointed Vice Chair of WestJet's Board of Directors (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - July 26 at 9:18 AM
publicnow.com logoWestJet adds more flights for Canadians (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - July 25 at 12:18 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoAltacorp Capital issued a report on (TSE:WJA) Westjet Airlines Ltd., dropping its target price to $21 today - Breaking Finance News (TSE:WJA)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 25 at 6:25 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoAltacorp Capital issued a report on (TSE:WJA) Westjet Airlines Ltd., dropping its target price to $21 today (TSE:WJA)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 24 at 7:43 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoMacquarie Research recorded (TSE:WJA) Westjet Airlines Ltd., bumping its target price to $26 today - Breaking Finance News (TSE:WJA)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 23 at 7:31 PM
News IconWere Analysts Bearish WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) This Week? - Consumer Eagle (TSE:WJA)
www.consumereagle.com - July 23 at 10:52 AM
publicnow.com logoWestJet proud to support National Music Centre program (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - July 22 at 1:18 PM
News IconWestJet Airlines Ltd. Declines A lot Today, Is Now One of The Worst Performer - Consumer Eagle (TSE:WJA)
www.consumereagle.com - July 21 at 11:06 AM
fool.ca logoIs WestJet Airlines Ltd. Set to Fly Higher on Older Wings? (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - July 20 at 11:08 AM
fool.ca logoInvestors: Don't Miss Out on This $4 Trillion Opportunity - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - July 19 at 8:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WestJet Airlines Ltd. : July 19, 2016 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - July 19 at 1:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet second quarter analysts' conference call (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 8:30 AM
fool.com logoWestJet Learns the Hard Way: Flying Old Jets Is Tough - Motley Fool (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.com - July 17 at 7:36 PM
News IconHow Analysts Feel About WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA)? - Press Telegraph (TSE:WJA)
presstelegraph.com - July 14 at 8:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Market Looks To Withstand Falling Oil Prices -- Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq (TSE:WJA)
www.nasdaq.com - July 12 at 8:30 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet reports record June load factor of 80.4 per cent (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - July 11 at 8:03 AM
News IconMore Canadians eye U.K. vacations after Brexit vote weakens pound - bnn.ca (TSE:WJA)
www.bnn.ca - July 5 at 6:25 AM
publicnow.com logoGregg Saretsky named one of Alberta's Most Influential People (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - July 4 at 8:21 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoCanaccord Genuity covered (TSE:WJA) Westjet Airlines Ltd., stepping up its stock price target to $21 earlier today (TSE:WJA)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 29 at 8:10 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet becomes only Canadian airline serving Halifax non-stop from Vancouver and Winnipeg (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - June 29 at 6:21 AM
News IconDiscount airline NewLeaf Travel returns to the skies July 25 - bnn.ca (TSE:WJA)
www.bnn.ca - June 28 at 8:13 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WJA-CA : June 28, 2016 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 10:12 AM
News IconNewLeaf Travel is selling airfare tickets again; first flight takes off July 25 - The Province (TSE:WJA)
www.theprovince.com - June 25 at 7:32 PM
News IconNewLeaf Travel is selling airfare tickets again; first flight takes off July 25 - Winnipeg Sun (TSE:WJA)
www.winnipegsun.com - June 24 at 8:15 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet announces new routes (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - June 24 at 2:40 PM
publicnow.com logoWestJet Encore celebrates three years (TSE:WJA)
www.publicnow.com - June 24 at 6:30 AM
fool.ca logoWill This New Airline Ground WestJet Airlines Ltd.’s and Air Canada’s Stock Prices? (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - June 23 at 9:04 PM
reuters.com logoCanada pilot fatigue rules to start in 2018 for large carriers: union (TSE:WJA)
ca.reuters.com - June 23 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada pilot fatigue rules to start in 2018 for large carriers -union (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 3:13 PM
fool.ca logoWestJet Airlines Ltd.: Growing in a Difficult Market - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - June 18 at 6:31 AM
fool.ca logoWestJet Airlines Ltd.: Growing in a Difficult Market (TSE:WJA)
www.fool.ca - June 17 at 7:59 PM


WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) Chart for Wednesday, August, 31, 2016

Last Updated on 8/31/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff