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

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C$18.12 +0.35 (+1.97 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$17.77
Today's RangeC$17.78 - C$18.19
52-Week RangeC$16.71 - C$26.72
Volume472,593 shs
Average Volume318,460 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio18.12
Dividend Yield3.15%
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

Current Ratio0.78
Quick Ratio0.65

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$4.66 billion
Price / Sales0.44
Cash FlowC$11.89 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.52
Book ValueC$20.01 per share
Price / Book0.91

Profitability

Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 12th will be paid 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 3.09%. 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 earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for WestJet Airlines' shares. Their predictions 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% 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?

Headlines about WJA stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WestJet Airlines earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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$18.12.

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:  598 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  440 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,038
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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