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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.77
WJAVF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. WJAVF: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WJAVF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.77
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
WJAVF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. WJAVF: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WJAVF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.34
0.29
0.62
Interest Coverage 7.02
WJAVF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. WJAVF: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WJAVF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 6.11 Max: 10.96
Current: 7.02
2.89
10.96
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.67
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
4.53%
11.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.46
WJAVF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. WJAVF: 9.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WJAVF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.34  Med: 10.94 Max: 14.15
Current: 9.46
7.34
14.15
Net Margin % 6.09
WJAVF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. WJAVF: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WJAVF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.46  Med: 7.11 Max: 9.12
Current: 6.09
3.46
9.12
ROE % 12.58
WJAVF's ROE % is ranked lower than
55% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. WJAVF: 12.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WJAVF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 16.96 Max: 21.96
Current: 12.58
6.7
21.96
ROA % 4.28
WJAVF's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. WJAVF: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WJAVF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 6.08 Max: 7.52
Current: 4.28
2.62
7.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.72
WJAVF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. WJAVF: 10.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WJAVF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.91  Med: 14.51 Max: 19.87
Current: 10.72
8.91
19.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.20
WJAVF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WJAVF: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WJAVF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 21.2 Max: 51.8
Current: 7.2
3.6
51.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 13.10
WJAVF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. WJAVF: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WJAVF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.4 Max: 56.2
Current: 13.1
0
56.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 6.50
WJAVF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. WJAVF: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WJAVF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.5  Med: 19.2 Max: 93.2
Current: 6.5
-25.5
93.2
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines    NAICS: 481111    SIC: 4511
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Traded in other countries:WJA.Canada, WC41.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Westjet Airlines Ltd is a provider of airline service and travel packages. It offers scheduled flights, vacation packages and cargo services.

WestJet is a Canadian airline based in Calgary, Alberta. WestJet operates WestJet Vacations, which provides air, hotel, car, and excursion packages and in 2013 launched WestJet Encore, a regional airline that operates Q400 turboprop aircraft, servicing smaller locales. It also plans to launch an ultra-low-cost carrier. WestJet services 102 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe with a fleet of 113 Boeing 737s and over 30 Bombardier Q400s. International service began recently via four Boeing 767 aircraft.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 10.57
WJAVF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.97 vs. WJAVF: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WJAVF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 12.22 Max: 30.54
Current: 10.57
5.13
30.54
Forward PE Ratio 11.64
WJAVF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. WJAVF: 11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 10.57
WJAVF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. WJAVF: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WJAVF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 12.22 Max: 30.54
Current: 10.57
5.13
30.54
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 55.17
WJAVF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
95% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. WJAVF: 55.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WJAVF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 9.45 Max: 1714.67
Current: 55.17
4.37
1714.67
PB Ratio 1.27
WJAVF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. WJAVF: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WJAVF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.61 Max: 3.14
Current: 1.27
0.94
3.14
PS Ratio 0.65
WJAVF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. WJAVF: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WJAVF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.65
0.46
1.42
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.65
WJAVF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. WJAVF: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WJAVF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 4.3 Max: 7.63
Current: 3.65
2.15
7.63
EV-to-EBIT 7.57
WJAVF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. WJAVF: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WJAVF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 6.1 Max: 11.3
Current: 7.57
0.9
11.3
EV-to-EBITDA 4.03
WJAVF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. WJAVF: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WJAVF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.9 Max: 6.7
Current: 4.03
0.7
6.7
PEG Ratio 0.65
WJAVF's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WJAVF: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WJAVF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.75 Max: 43.52
Current: 0.65
0.19
43.52
Shiller PE Ratio 12.74
WJAVF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 25.98 vs. WJAVF: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WJAVF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.49  Med: 19.13 Max: 35.34
Current: 12.74
9.49
35.34
Current Ratio 1.20
WJAVF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. WJAVF: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WJAVF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.2
0.46
1.53
Quick Ratio 1.18
WJAVF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. WJAVF: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WJAVF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.18
0.45
1.5
Days Inventory 11.47
WJAVF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.98 vs. WJAVF: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WJAVF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 6.65 Max: 13.55
Current: 11.47
3.16
13.55
Days Sales Outstanding 9.53
WJAVF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.16 vs. WJAVF: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WJAVF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 4.03 Max: 10.57
Current: 9.53
2.41
10.57
Days Payable 155.30
WJAVF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
93% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 49.88 vs. WJAVF: 155.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WJAVF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.13  Med: 134.46 Max: 168.54
Current: 155.3
53.13
168.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.89
WJAVF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
69% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. WJAVF: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WJAVF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.58 Max: 3.89
Current: 3.89
0.33
3.89
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.19
WJAVF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. WJAVF: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WJAVF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.19
0.08
0.23
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.90
WJAVF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WJAVF: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WJAVF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 100
Current: 11.9
0
100
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.67
WJAVF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
69% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. WJAVF: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 11.22
WJAVF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
89% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. WJAVF: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WJAVF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 4.56 Max: 10.79
Current: 11.22
0.95
10.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.10
WJAVF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. WJAVF: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WJAVF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: -2.6 Max: 3.5
Current: 3.1
-9.9
3.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.31
WJAVF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. WJAVF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WJAVF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.27 Max: 8.8
Current: 1.31
1.16
8.8
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.16
WJAVF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WJAVF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WJAVF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.78 Max: 5.32
Current: 1.16
0.44
5.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.63
WJAVF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
62% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. WJAVF: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.84
WJAVF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. WJAVF: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WJAVF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.24 Max: 4.74
Current: 0.84
0.7
4.74
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.73
WJAVF's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WJAVF: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WJAVF' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.8 Max: 5.95
Current: 0.73
0.28
5.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 13.21
WJAVF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. WJAVF: 13.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WJAVF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 16.4 Max: 109
Current: 13.21
8.8
109
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 14.10
WJAVF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. WJAVF: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WJAVF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.8  Med: 17.1 Max: 28
Current: 14.1
-21.8
28

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,189
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $10.62 - 24.91
Shares Outstanding (Mil)123.09

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,192 3,389
EPS ($) 1.75 2.15
EPS without NRI ($) 1.75 2.15
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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