Analysts Issue Forecasts for WestJet Airlines Ltd.’s Q4 2017 Earnings (WJA)
WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) – National Bank Financial issued their Q4 2017 EPS estimates for shares of WestJet Airlines in a research report issued on Tuesday. National Bank Financial analyst C. Doerksen forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.44 for the quarter. National Bank Financial currently has a “Sector Perform” rating and a $29.00 target price on the stock. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for WestJet Airlines’ FY2018 earnings at $2.74 EPS.
WJA has been the subject of several other research reports. Scotiabank upped their price objective on WestJet Airlines from C$28.25 to C$29.50 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday. Macquarie lowered WestJet Airlines from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and cut their price objective for the company from C$25.00 to C$24.00 in a report on Monday, July 17th. CIBC upped their price objective on WestJet Airlines from C$27.00 to C$29.50 in a report on Friday, October 13th. AltaCorp Capital lowered WestJet Airlines from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity upped their price objective on WestJet Airlines from C$27.50 to C$28.00 in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$27.09.
In other news, insider Gregg Albert Saretsky sold 14,687 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$25.99, for a total transaction of C$381,715.13.
About WestJet Airlines
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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