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

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C$19.62 +0.03 (+0.15 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$19.59
Today's RangeC$19.42 - C$19.65
52-Week RangeC$16.71 - C$24.67
Volume227,065 shs
Average Volume400,337 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.24 billion
P/E Ratio24.53
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$11.14 per share
Book ValueC$20.21 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees11,624
Market CapC$2.24 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 12th. Stockholders 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 2.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 12th. View WestJet Airlines' Dividend History.

How were WestJet Airlines' earnings last quarter?

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for WestJet Airlines' stock. Their forecasts range from C$19.00 to C$24.00. On average, they anticipate WestJet Airlines' share price to reach C$20.98 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% 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 headlines about WJA stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WestJet Airlines earned a coverage optimism score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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$19.62.

How big of a company is WestJet Airlines?

WestJet Airlines has a market capitalization of C$2.24 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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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