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Delta Air Lines (DAL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.65 (-1.24%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
6.31 million shs
Average Volume
10.16 million shs
Market Capitalization
$33.28 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Delta Air Lines MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.08 Rating Score
14.9% Upside
$59.25 Price Target
Short Interest
2.79% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.89mentions of Delta Air Lines in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$8.83 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.66 to $7.57 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.93 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

4th out of 112 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

2nd out of 18 stocks

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About Delta Air Lines Stock (NYSE:DAL)

Delta Air Lines Inc. is a major airline providing domestic and international air travel services. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Delta is one of the largest airlines in the world, operating a fleet of over 900 aircraft that serves more than 325 destinations across six continents. Delta has a long history in the airline industry. It is known for its exceptional customer service, operational reliability and industry-leading innovation.

As of the end of the fourth quarter of 2022, Delta Air Lines Inc. had a market capitalization of $24.5 billion, with over 720 million outstanding shares. The company has a strong financial position, with total revenue for the full year 2022 reaching $38.6 billion, an increase of 20% compared to the previous year. Delta's net income for the same period was $2.7 billion, up from $1.2 billion in 2021.

Delta's strong financial performance comes from several factors, including its strategic focus on customer service, operational efficiency and technological innovation. The company has invested heavily in its fleet and infrastructure and is committed to delivering passengers a safe and comfortable travel experience. Delta has also made significant investments in technology, such as its Fly Delta app and biometric boarding, which have helped to streamline the travel experience and improve customer satisfaction.

Delta is also committed to sustainable business practices, focusing on reducing its environmental impact. The company has set ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2050 and has invested in fuel-efficient aircraft and sustainable aviation fuel. In addition, Delta has a comprehensive recycling program and has implemented measures to reduce waste in its operations.

Delta's strong brand recognition, customer loyalty and strategic partnerships support its competitive position in the airline industry. The company has alliances with several international airlines, such as Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic, enabling it to provide its customers with seamless travel experiences. Delta also has a strong presence in key markets, such as New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles, which have helped to drive its growth and profitability.

Delta also faces significant challenges in the airline industry, including intense competition from other major airlines and the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic severely impacted the airline industry, with reduced demand for air travel and significant disruptions to operations. Delta responded to these challenges by implementing cost-cutting measures, such as reducing its workforce, retiring older aircraft and focusing on its core customer service and operational efficiency strengths.

DAL Stock Price History

DAL Stock News Headlines

Remember last year's Memorial Day travel jams? Chances are they will be much worse this year
Highways and airports are likely to be jammed in the coming days as Americans head out on and home from Memorial Day weekend getaways
House signs off on FAA bill that addresses aircraft safety and and refund rights of passengers
Congress has passed a bill that is designed to add more safety inspectors at aircraft factories and to give air travelers automatic refunds for canceled or long-delayed flights
An emergency slide falls off a Delta Air Lines plane, forcing pilots to return to JFK in New York
An emergency slide fell off a Delta plane that was taking off from New York, and pilots returned to the airport and landed safely
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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Air transportation, scheduled
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
12 Analysts


Net Income
$4.61 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$58.05 billion
Cash Flow
$9.62 per share
Book Value
$17.28 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$33.28 billion

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DAL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Delta Air Lines stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Delta Air Lines in the last year. There are currently 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" DAL shares.
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What is Delta Air Lines' stock price target for 2024?

12 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Delta Air Lines' shares. Their DAL share price targets range from $50.00 to $85.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $59.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have DAL shares performed in 2024?

Delta Air Lines' stock was trading at $40.23 at the beginning of the year. Since then, DAL shares have increased by 28.2% and is now trading at $51.5750.
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When is Delta Air Lines' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 11th 2024.
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How were Delta Air Lines' earnings last quarter?

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 11th. The transportation company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.09. The transportation company earned $13.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.51 billion. Delta Air Lines had a net margin of 8.48% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.89%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.25 EPS.
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How often does Delta Air Lines pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Delta Air Lines?

Delta Air Lines declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, June 4th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 13th.
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Is Delta Air Lines a good dividend stock?

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The dividend payout ratio is 5.14%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, DAL will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.28% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Delta Air Lines issued on next quarter's earnings?

Delta Air Lines issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 6.000-7.000 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 6.460. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Ed Bastian's approval rating as Delta Air Lines' CEO?

1,256 employees have rated Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian on Ed Bastian has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts Ed Bastian in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Delta Air Lines own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Delta Air Lines investors own include Boeing (BA), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Southwest Airlines (LUV), American Airlines Group (AAL), Tesla (TSLA), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Delta Air Lines' major shareholders?

Delta Air Lines' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.18%), Capital International Investors (3.27%), Capital World Investors (2.35%), LSV Asset Management (0.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.54%) and U S Global Investors Inc. (0.51%). Insiders that own company stock include Alain Bellemare, David S Taylor, Edward H Bastian, Francis S Blake, Francis S Blake, Glen W Hauenstein, Greg Creed, Joanne D Smith, Michael P Huerta, Peter W Carter, Rahul D Samant, Steven M Sear, William C Carroll and Willie Cw Chiang.
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How do I buy shares of Delta Air Lines?

Shares of DAL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Delta Air Lines have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Delta Air Lines: Aero Assurance Ltd., DAL Global Technology Hub LLP, Delta Flight Products LLC, Delta Material Services LLC, Delta Professional Services LLC, Delta Vacations LLC, Endeavor Air Inc., Epsilon Trading LLC, Grupo Aeroméxico S.A.B. de C.V., MIPC LLC, Monroe Energy LLC, New Sky Ltd., Northwest Airlines Corporation, SkyMiles Holdings Ltd., SkyMiles IP Finance Ltd., SkyMiles IP Holdings Ltd., SkyMiles IP Ltd., and Virgin Atlantic Airways.
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This page (NYSE:DAL) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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