WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) had its target price lifted by National Bank Financial from C$25.00 to C$26.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a sector perform rating on the stock.

WJA has been the subject of several other reports. TD Securities lifted their price objective on shares of WestJet Airlines from C$27.00 to C$29.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Scotiabank lifted their target price on WestJet Airlines from C$24.00 to C$26.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. AltaCorp Capital decreased their target price on WestJet Airlines from C$23.00 to C$21.00 in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. CSFB reiterated a neutral rating on shares of WestJet Airlines in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Finally, Beacon Securities upgraded WestJet Airlines from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of C$22.66.

Analyst Recommendations for WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA)

Shares of WestJet Airlines (TSE:WJA) opened at 22.58 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $23.40 and a 200-day moving average price of $22.32. The stock has a market cap of $2.71 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.58. WestJet Airlines has a 12 month low of $14.67 and a 12 month high of $25.45.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th were paid a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 12th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend 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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