West Jet released disappointing earnings on October 30, 2018, posting net earnings of only $0.40 per diluted share during the quarter compared to $1.15 per share in last years quarter. This sent the stock dropping from over $20 to under $18. Today the stock can be purchased for $18.60 and further improving conditions could see the stock move higher.
Canada Goose (GOOS-T) has been a hidden apparel gem these past few years for investors while other apparel companies have been pressured. Yesterday’s earnings announcement confirmed why investors love this stock: increased revenue, increased net earnings, and increased margins year over year. The company has an established consumer base that is willing to spend for a premium style product.
Upon the earnings release the company quickly opened up and gained more than 21% from the previous days trading price, hitting a new 52-week high of $95.58. How ever these gains would eventually pull back and see the company close up only 9.82% at $85.09 a share.
Shares of Aimia (AIM-T) traded as low as $1.49/share before closing at $1.53 on Wednesday. Air Canada (AC-T) released an announcement in mid May which stated they will be creating their own loyalty program and dropping the current partnership with Aeroplan rewards beginning in the year 2020. The Aeroplan program is owned and operated by Aimia. The decision for Air Canada to drop the Aeroplan rewards program has led to significant investor panic resulting in the shares plunging from over $9.00 to current levels not seen before.