WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA) Price Target Increased to C$26.00 by Analysts at National Bank Financial
WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) had its price objective lifted by National Bank Financial from C$25.00 to C$26.00 in a report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have a sector perform rating on the stock.
A number of other research firms also recently commented on WJA. Scotiabank set a C$28.00 target price on WestJet Airlines and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Monday, September 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a neutral rating and issued a C$25.00 target price (up from C$23.10) on shares of WestJet Airlines in a report on Thursday, September 29th. CSFB reissued a neutral rating on shares of WestJet Airlines in a report on Thursday, September 29th. TD Securities raised their target price on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$27.00 to C$29.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, AltaCorp Capital cut their target price on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$23.00 to C$21.00 in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Two equities 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 company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of C$22.66.
WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) opened at 22.58 on Wednesday. WestJet Airlines has a 12 month low of $14.67 and a 12 month high of $25.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.71 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.58. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $23.40 and its 200-day moving average is $22.32.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Friday, September 30th were given a $0.14 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 12th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.48%.
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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