WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen research firms that are covering the firm. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$23.04.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on WJA shares. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a C$25.00 target price (up previously from C$23.10) on shares of WestJet Airlines in a report on Thursday, September 29th. CSFB reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of WestJet Airlines in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Raymond James Financial Inc. upped their target price on WestJet Airlines from C$24.00 to C$24.50 in a report on Monday, October 17th. Scotiabank set a C$28.00 target price on WestJet Airlines and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada dropped their target price on WestJet Airlines from C$24.00 to C$23.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd.

WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) traded up 2.36% on Wednesday, hitting $21.70. 249,553 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $22.17 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.52. WestJet Airlines has a one year low of $14.92 and a one year high of $24.98. The company has a market cap of $2.58 billion and a P/E ratio of 8.70.

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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