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

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C$18.96 -0.66 (-3.36 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 07:43 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$19.62
Today's RangeC$18.96 - C$19.60
52-Week RangeC$16.71 - C$24.67
Volume440,800 shs
Average Volume401,074 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.16 billion
P/E Ratio23.70
Dividend Yield2.86%
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; WestJet Encore, a regional airline with a fleet of turboprop aircraft in a network of destinations in Canada and the United States; and Swoop, an ultra-low-cost carrier for air transportation. As of December 31, 2018, it operated a fleet of 115 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, 11 Boeing MAX 737 aircraft, 47 Bombardier Q400 aircraft, and 4 Boeing 767-300 ERW aircraft for approximately 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$4.73 billion
Cash FlowC$11.60 per share
Book ValueC$20.21 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees11,624
Market CapC$2.16 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
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, March 12th. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 12th. View WestJet Airlines' Dividend History.

How were WestJet Airlines' earnings last quarter?

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.17. The business earned $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.19 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, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WestJet Airlines.

What price target have analysts set for WJA?

9 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for WestJet Airlines' shares. Their forecasts range from C$19.00 to C$24.00. On average, they anticipate WestJet Airlines' stock price to reach C$20.98 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WestJet Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WestJet Airlines?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WestJet Airlines in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WestJet Airlines.

Has WestJet Airlines been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WJA stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WestJet Airlines earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of WestJet Airlines' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WestJet Airlines own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WestJet Airlines investors own include Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B), AutoCanada (ACQ), AbbVie (ABBV), Air Canada (AC), Vermilion Energy (VET), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Open Text (OTEX) and Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM).

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$18.96.

How big of a company is WestJet Airlines?

WestJet Airlines has a market capitalization of C$2.16 billion and generates C$4.73 billion in revenue each year. WestJet Airlines employs 11,624 workers across the globe.

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:  626 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  456 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,082
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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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