WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is C$28.90.
Several research firms have recently commented on WJA. Beacon Securities downgraded shares of WestJet Airlines from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. CIBC boosted their price objective on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$29.00 to C$30.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. National Bank Financial boosted their price objective on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$29.00 to C$30.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Scotiabank upped their price target on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$29.50 to C$31.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, Raymond James Financial upgraded shares of WestJet Airlines from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the stock from C$28.00 to C$31.00 in a report on Friday, January 12th.
WestJet Airlines (TSE WJA) traded down C$0.09 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting C$24.42. 96,339 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 378,568. WestJet Airlines has a 1 year low of C$21.53 and a 1 year high of C$28.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,800.00, a P/E ratio of 10.09 and a beta of 0.62.
WestJet Airlines Company Profile
WestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canada-based company, which provides airline service and travel packages. The Company operates WestJet Vacations, which provides 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 the United States.
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