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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: WJA
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.06
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.77
  • 52-Week Range: C$16.00 - C$24.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.00
  • P/E Growth: -1.72
  • Market Cap: $2.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 117,202,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 11 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.83

Analysts' Ratings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformC$24.50View Rating Details
2/7/2017Beacon SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/8/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$26.50 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
2/8/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
2/8/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$23.00 -> C$24.00View Rating Details
2/8/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$25.00View Rating Details
2/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$24.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016CSFBLower Price TargetC$27.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
10/12/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$25.00 -> C$26.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralC$23.10 -> C$25.00View 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
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 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01 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 20164$0.38$0.43$0.41
Q1 20172$0.50$0.52$0.51
Q2 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20171$1.02$1.02$1.02
Q4 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q1 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q2 20181$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q3 20181$1.20$1.20$1.20
Q4 20181$0.71$0.71$0.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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

Headlines

Latest Headlines for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)
DateHeadline
News IconCompany Watch: Checking the Numbers for WestJet Airlines Ltd (WJA.TO) - Midway Monitor (TSE:WJA)
midwaymonitor.com - February 24 at 12:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe $65 European Airfare Is Coming to the U.S. (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet calculates what caring looks like (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet sweetens up summer schedule (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 7:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAir Canada expects higher fuel costs to weigh on margins (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WJA-CA : February 15, 2017 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 7:26 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to WestJet Airlines Ltd. : February 14, 2017 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 9:03 PM
News IconWestJet Betting Big On Quebec Routes (TSE:WJA)
www.graffiotech.com - February 14 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet shakes up Quebec market with new routes, increased capacity (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 7:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia Advisory - WestJet announcement in Montreal (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet reports January load factor of 80.0 per cent (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:36 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. :WJA-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 6:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPresident Trump Could Send WestJet Airlines Ltd. Flying (TSE:WJA)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:42 AM
capitalcube.com logoWestJet Airlines Ltd. :WJA-CA: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 8, 2017 (TSE:WJA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 9 at 6:42 AM
News IconWestJet quarterly profit falls 13% on higher costs - BNN (TSE:WJA)
www.bnn.ca - February 8 at 2:08 AM
News IconTrading Focus on This Stock: WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) - Sherwood Daily (TSE:WJA)
sherwooddaily.com - February 7 at 4:06 PM
News IconWestJet quarterly profit beats estimates - BNN (TSE:WJA)
www.bnn.ca - February 7 at 4:06 PM
News IconWhat investors have to know about WestJet Airlines Ltd's (TSX:WJA) future? - Simply Wall St (TSE:WJA)
simplywall.st - February 7 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet reports fourth quarter and full-year results (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's WestJet Airlines' profit falls 13 pct (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 WestJet Airlines Ltd Earnings Release - Before Market Open (TSE:WJA)
biz.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet expects higher first quarter 2017 revenue (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:05 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] WestJet Posts Profit Decline (TSE:WJA)
www.wsj.com - February 7 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet's forecast for 2017? Rewarding (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 3:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMorning News Call - Canada, February 6 (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet inaugurates Sudbury service (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 4 at 6:17 AM
News IconSADIF Analytics releases new summary due diligence report for WestJet Airlines Ltd ($WJA). (TSE:WJA)
reports.pr-inside.com - February 3 at 6:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Canada-Feb 2 (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 6:48 AM
News IconWatching Technical Positions on Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - February 1 at 7:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet conference call to discuss 2016 fourth quarter and year-end financial results (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:26 AM
News IconEquity Insight: Indicator Review for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 31 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet changes Gander and Halifax relationship status to "connecting soon" (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet adds to successful Nashville service (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:05 AM
News IconAverage Directional Index in Review for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 27 at 6:45 AM
News IconTechnical Buzz on WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:WJA)
gilbertdaily.com - January 27 at 6:45 AM
News IconMarket Corner: Eye on Technicals for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 25 at 4:54 PM
News IconNarrowing in on Trading Indicators for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 24 at 3:27 PM
News IconChecking the Numbers on WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:WJA)
gilbertdaily.com - January 24 at 3:27 PM
News IconNarrowing in on Chart Levels for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 24 at 3:23 AM
News IconMA Levels in Review for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 20 at 3:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMEDIA ADVISORY - WestJet to present at the CIBC 20th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:45 PM
News IconInvestor Lookout: Technical Indicator Watch for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 20 at 2:16 AM
News IconChart Inspection on Shares of Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 19 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet inaugurates service to Mesa, Arizona (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 7:58 AM
baystreet.ca logoCanada’s Airlines Prepare for More Aggressive Competition in 2017 (TSE:WJA)
www.baystreet.ca - January 17 at 3:56 PM
News IconStock Momentum in Focus on Shares of Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 17 at 3:56 PM
News IconReviewing Indicator Levels for Westjet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WJA)
rivesjournal.com - January 17 at 9:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWestJet launches Winnipeg/Hamilton service today (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs WestJet Airlines Ltd. Ready to Take Off? (TSE:WJA)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Canada - Jan 13 (TSE:WJA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 3:21 PM

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 12th.

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

15 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for WestJet Airlines' shares. Their forecasts range from C$16.00 to C$26.00. On average, they anticipate WestJet Airlines' share price to reach C$22.83 in the next twelve months.

When will WestJet Airlines announce their earnings?

WestJet Airlines is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

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.

How much does a share of WestJet Airlines stock cost?

One share of WestJet Airlines stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$22.06.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff