TSE:WJA - WestJet Airlines Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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C$18.34 -0.24 (-1.29 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 11:43 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$18.58
Today's RangeC$17.95 - C$18.94
52-Week RangeC$16.82 - C$28.00
Volume267,601 shs
Average Volume420,632 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.81 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta0.54
WestJet Airlines logoWestJet 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

Stock Exchange TSE
Industry Major Airlines
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolTSE:WJA
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-403-5397594

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins4.58%
Return on Equity9.19%
Return on Assets3.10%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares113,948,000
Market CapC$2.81 billion

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 Monday, July 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 12th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.06%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 11th. View WestJet Airlines' Dividend History.

How were WestJet Airlines' earnings last quarter?

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $942 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $943.50 million. WestJet Airlines had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 4.58%. 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, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines.

What price target have analysts set for WJA?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for WestJet Airlines' shares. Their predictions range from C$17.00 to C$28.00. On average, they anticipate WestJet Airlines' stock price to reach C$20.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WestJet Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WestJet Airlines?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestJet Airlines in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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:
  • Dr. Clive J. Beddoe, Co-Founder and Chairman (Age 71)
  • Mr. Henry P. Taylor, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Barbara Munroe, Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Mark Porter, Exec. VP of People & Culture
  • Mr. Robert Cummings, Exec. VP of Strategy and Guest Services

Has WestJet Airlines been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WJA stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WestJet Airlines earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.91 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for WestJet Airlines.

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$18.29.

How big of a company is WestJet Airlines?

WestJet Airlines has a market capitalization of C$2.81 billion.

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:  531 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  384 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  915
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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