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NYSE:DAL

Delta Air Lines - DAL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$33.93
+0.72 (+2.17%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.89
$34.53
50-Day Range
$28.97
$39.99
52-Week Range
$28.09
$46.27
Volume
10.43 million shs
Average Volume
14.84 million shs
Market Capitalization
$21.76 billion
P/E Ratio
36.88
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$49.50

Delta Air Lines MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.82 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
45.9% Upside
$49.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-5.50
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.42mentions of Delta Air Lines in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.95 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
100.71%
From $2.80 to $5.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.96 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

16th out of 125 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

4th out of 18 stocks

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About Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Stock

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its domestic network centered on core hubs in Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, and Salt Lake City, as well as coastal hub positions in Boston, Los Angeles, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, and Seattle; and international network centered on hubs and market presence in Amsterdam, Mexico City, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and Seoul-Incheon. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and the Fly Delta app, reservations, online travel agencies, traditional brick and mortar, and other agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance and engineering support, repair, and overhaul services; and vacation packages to third-party consumers, as well as aircraft charters, and management and programs. The company operates through a fleet of approximately 1,200 aircrafts. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Delta Air Lines Price Performance

DAL Stock traded up $0.72 on Wednesday, reaching $33.93. 10,433,865 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,842,427. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $32.16 and a 200-day moving average of $36.97. Delta Air Lines has a twelve month low of $28.09 and a twelve month high of $46.27. The firm has a market cap of $21.76 billion, a PE ratio of 36.88 and a beta of 1.20. The company has a quick ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.01.

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 13th. The transportation company reported $1.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.71 by ($0.27). Delta Air Lines had a return on equity of 14.26% and a net margin of 1.43%. The business had revenue of $13.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.40 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($1.07) EPS. The company's revenue was up 93.9% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts predict that Delta Air Lines will post 2.8 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. The Goldman Sachs Group upped their price target on Delta Air Lines from $44.00 to $45.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Barclays lowered their price target on Delta Air Lines from $60.00 to $45.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 8th. Bank of America upped their price target on Delta Air Lines from $47.00 to $50.00 in a report on Thursday, April 14th. UBS Group upgraded Delta Air Lines from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $44.00 to $53.00 in a research note on Monday, April 18th. Finally, Raymond James reiterated a "strong-buy" rating and issued a $50.00 price objective (down previously from $53.00) on shares of Delta Air Lines in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $49.50.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, CEO Edward H. Bastian sold 27,664 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.55, for a total transaction of $1,094,111.20. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 446,712 shares of the company's stock, valued at $17,667,459.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. In other Delta Air Lines news, CEO Edward H. Bastian sold 27,664 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.55, for a total value of $1,094,111.20. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 446,712 shares of the company's stock, valued at $17,667,459.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP Joanne D. Smith sold 7,704 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.48, for a total value of $319,561.92. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 113,153 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,693,586.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 48,148 shares of company stock valued at $1,945,960 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 0.84% of the company's stock.

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DAL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/13/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/12/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-Industry
Airlines
CUSIP
24736170
Employees
83,000
Year Founded
1925

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$49.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$35.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+45.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.82
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$280 million
Pretax Margin
2.32%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$29.90 billion
Book Value
$6.07 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
635,812,000
Market Cap
$21.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.20

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DAL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Delta Air Lines in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" DAL shares.
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What is Delta Air Lines' stock price forecast for 2022?

17 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Delta Air Lines' shares. Their DAL share price forecasts range from $35.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $49.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have DAL shares performed in 2022?

Delta Air Lines' stock was trading at $39.08 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, DAL shares have decreased by 13.2% and is now trading at $33.93.
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Are investors shorting Delta Air Lines?

Delta Air Lines saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 18,330,000 shares, a decline of 17.9% from the July 15th total of 22,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,930,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Delta Air Lines' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 12th 2022.
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How were Delta Air Lines' earnings last quarter?

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 13th. The transportation company reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.27. The transportation company earned $13.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.40 billion. Delta Air Lines had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.26% and a net margin of 1.43%. Delta Air Lines's revenue for the quarter was up 93.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted ($1.07) earnings per share.
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What guidance has Delta Air Lines issued on next quarter's earnings?

Delta Air Lines issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $12.69 billion-$13.19 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $13.28 billion.

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 Glassdoor.com. 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).

What is Delta Air Lines' stock symbol?

Delta Air Lines trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DAL."

Who are Delta Air Lines' major shareholders?

Delta Air Lines' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include GMT Capital Corp (0.46%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.37%), Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY (0.33%), Simplex Trading LLC (0.00%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.19%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Berkshire Hathaway Inc, David S Taylor, Edward H Bastian, Glen W Hauenstein, Greg Creed, Jeanne P Jackson, Joanne D Smith, Michael P Huerta, Paul A Jacobson, Rahul D Samant, Steven M Sear, W Gilbert West and William C Carroll.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Delta Air Lines' stock price today?

One share of DAL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.93.

How much money does Delta Air Lines make?

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) has a market capitalization of $21.76 billion and generates $29.90 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $280 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.92 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Delta Air Lines have?

The company employs 83,000 workers across the globe.

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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When was Delta Air Lines founded?

Delta Air Lines was founded in 1925.

How can I contact Delta Air Lines?

Delta Air Lines' mailing address is 1030 DELTA BOULEVARD, ATLANTA GA, 30320. The official website for the company is www.delta.com. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (404) 715-2600, via email at investorrelations@delta.com, or via fax at 404-715-5042.

This page (NYSE:DAL) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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