WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) had its target price raised by National Bank Financial from C$25.00 to C$26.00 in a report issued on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a sector perform rating on the stock.
WJA has been the subject of a number of other reports. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a neutral rating and issued a C$25.00 price target (up from C$23.10) on shares of WestJet Airlines in a research note on Thursday, September 29th. CSFB restated a neutral rating on shares of WestJet Airlines in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Beacon Securities upgraded shares of WestJet Airlines from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Scotiabank set a C$28.00 target price on shares of WestJet Airlines and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of WestJet Airlines from a neutral rating to an outperform rating and boosted their target price for the company from C$21.00 to C$26.00 in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. WestJet Airlines currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of C$22.82.
WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) opened at 23.00 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $23.30 and a 200-day moving average of $22.39. WestJet Airlines has a one year low of $14.67 and a one year high of $25.31. The company has a market cap of $2.76 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.76.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Friday, September 30th were given a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 12th.
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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