WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at CSFB in a research note issued on Thursday, StockTargetPrices.com reports.
WJA has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Beacon Securities raised 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 price target on WestJet Airlines and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Macquarie raised WestJet Airlines from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price target for the company from C$21.00 to C$26.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. TD Securities boosted their price target on WestJet Airlines from C$27.00 to C$29.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, National Bank Financial boosted their price target on WestJet Airlines from C$23.00 to C$24.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$22.33.
Shares of WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) traded up 0.56% on Thursday, hitting $23.23. 59,272 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $2.78 billion and a PE ratio of 9.86. WestJet Airlines has a 1-year low of $14.67 and a 1-year high of $25.77. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $23.97 and a 200-day moving average of $22.14.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is 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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