WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Rating Reiterated by CSFB
WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by equities researchers at CSFB in a research report issued on Thursday.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on WJA. TD Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a C$28.00 price target on shares of WestJet Airlines in a report on Monday, June 13th. Canaccord Genuity started coverage on shares of WestJet Airlines in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. They set a “hold” rating and a C$21.00 price target for the company. Beacon Securities upgraded shares of WestJet Airlines from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 11th. National Bank Financial lifted their price target on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$23.00 to C$24.00 in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, AltaCorp Capital decreased their target price on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$23.00 to C$21.00 in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. WestJet Airlines currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$22.52.
Shares of WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) opened at 22.92 on Thursday. WestJet Airlines has a 12 month low of $14.92 and a 12 month high of $24.98. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $23.90 and a 200-day moving average of $22.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.75 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.72.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th were given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 12th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.44%.
WestJet Airlines Company Profile
WestJet 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.
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