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NYSE:DAL

Delta Air Lines Stock Competitors

$39.54
-0.77 (-1.91%)
(As of 01/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.44
$40.44
50-Day Range
$33.53
$43.71
52-Week Range
$33.40
$52.28
Volume
14.02 million shs
Average Volume
13.78 million shs
Market Capitalization
$25.31 billion
P/E Ratio
94.15
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
1.29

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Vs. LUV, RYAAY, UAL, AAL, ZNH, ALK, CEA, AZUL, JBLU, and CPA

Should you be buying Delta Air Lines stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Delta Air Lines include Southwest Airlines (LUV), Ryanair (RYAAY), United Airlines (UAL), American Airlines Group (AAL), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), Alaska Air Group (ALK), China Eastern Airlines (CEA), Azul (AZUL), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), and Copa (CPA). These companies are all part of the "airlines" industry.These companies are all part of the "air transportation, scheduled" industry.

Delta Air Lines vs.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, profitability, dividends, media sentiment and valuation.

Ryanair has a beta of 1.58, meaning that its share price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.29, meaning that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Delta Air Lines received 627 more outperform votes than Ryanair when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 79.15% of users gave Delta Air Lines an outperform vote while only 71.10% of users gave Ryanair an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RyanairOutperform Votes
561
71.10%
Underperform Votes
228
28.90%
Delta Air LinesOutperform Votes
1188
79.15%
Underperform Votes
313
20.85%

Delta Air Lines has higher revenue and earnings than Ryanair. Ryanair is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Delta Air Lines, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ryanair$1.91 billion13.42-$1.19 billion-$3.52-32.13
Delta Air Lines$29.90 billion0.85$280 million$0.4294.15

43.6% of Ryanair shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Delta Air Lines had 62 more articles in the media than Ryanair. MarketBeat recorded 70 mentions for Delta Air Lines and 8 mentions for Ryanair. Ryanair's average media sentiment score of 0.05 beat Delta Air Lines' score of 0.04 indicating that Ryanair is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ryanair
0 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Delta Air Lines
9 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
23 Neutral mention(s)
9 Negative mention(s)
5 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Delta Air Lines has a net margin of 0.93% compared to Ryanair's net margin of -25.41%. Ryanair's return on equity of -14.51% beat Delta Air Lines' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ryanair -25.41% -14.51% -5.17%
Delta Air Lines 0.93% -129.80% -3.54%

Ryanair currently has a consensus price target of $122.08, indicating a potential upside of 7.93%. Delta Air Lines has a consensus price target of $51.33, indicating a potential upside of 29.83%. Given Delta Air Lines' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Delta Air Lines is more favorable than Ryanair.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ryanair
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.65
Delta Air Lines
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.81

Summary

Delta Air Lines beats Ryanair on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DAL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) vs. Its Competitors

TypeDelta Air LinesAir transportation, scheduled IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$25.31B$6.05B$8.32B$15.37B
Dividend YieldN/AN/A4.31%3.18%
P/E Ratio94.1535.1513.0522.41
Price / Sales0.851.812.3125.12
Price / CashN/A25.3518.1221.67
Price / Book6.962.375.9811.80
Net Income$280M-$2.37B-$251.71M$426.74M
7 Day Performance-4.10%-1.15%-0.70%-2.49%
1 Month Performance8.15%8.15%3.83%0.63%
1 Year Performance-1.10%18.27%30.40%14.36%

Delta Air Lines Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LUV
Southwest Airlines
2.2614 of 5 stars
$45.43
-0.9%
$55.94
-23.1%
-1.8%$26.89B$9.05B-908.6056,500
RYAAY
Ryanair
1.7161 of 5 stars
$113.11
-4.2%
$122.08
-7.9%
+9.0%$25.63B$1.91B-32.1315,016Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
UAL
United Airlines
2.0366 of 5 stars
$45.61
-2.5%
$63.67
-39.6%
+6.5%$14.76B$15.36B-4.3174,400Upcoming Earnings
AAL
American Airlines Group
1.6478 of 5 stars
$17.90
-3.3%
$21.55
-20.4%
+17.3%$11.59B$17.34B-3.25102,700Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
ZNH
China Southern Airlines
1.0498 of 5 stars
$32.61
-4.6%
N/A+11.5%$8.00B$13.41B-7.09100,431Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
ALK
Alaska Air Group
2.299 of 5 stars
$54.98
-1.5%
$79.57
-44.7%
+4.0%$6.89B$3.57B343.6322,000Short Interest ↑
CEA
China Eastern Airlines
1.1298 of 5 stars
$20.39
-5.2%
N/A-6.0%$6.68B$8.51B-4.0277,005Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Up
AZUL
Azul
1.6614 of 5 stars
$13.80
-3.8%
$30.46
-120.7%
-32.5%$5.81B$1.12B-2.7512,435Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
JBLU
JetBlue Airways
2.3236 of 5 stars
$14.72
-0.9%
$19.29
-31.1%
-0.5%$4.68B$2.96B-9.6820,742
CPA
Copa
1.8238 of 5 stars
$83.60
-5.2%
$99.00
-18.4%
+10.7%$3.54B$801M-14.625,667
ALGT
Allegiant Travel
2.7648 of 5 stars
$181.82
-2.4%
$245.30
-34.9%
+0.1%$3.29B$990.07M28.863,863Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
ULCC
Frontier Group
1.9514 of 5 stars
$13.62
-1.8%
$21.36
-56.8%
N/A$2.94BN/A0.005,005
SAVE
Spirit Airlines
2.1898 of 5 stars
$22.99
-1.3%
$29.71
-29.2%
-9.5%$2.49B$1.81B-4.308,756
VLRS
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación
2.2339 of 5 stars
$19.23
-1.4%
$26.53
-38.0%
+68.4%$2.07B$1.11B13.454,846
SKYW
SkyWest
2.2581 of 5 stars
$40.92
-1.7%
$60.00
-46.6%
-0.3%$2.06B$2.13B34.3912,502
SNCY
Sun Country Airlines
2.1756 of 5 stars
$26.20
-5.3%
$41.50
-58.4%
N/A$1.51B$401.49M0.001,699
GOL
Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes
1.5737 of 5 stars
$5.92
-4.2%
$11.05
-86.7%
-30.1%$1.17B$1.24B-1.3714,966Gap Down
HA
Hawaiian
1.9305 of 5 stars
$19.85
-1.7%
$25.50
-28.5%
+3.5%$1.02B$844.81M-4.345,278Upcoming Earnings
MESA
Mesa Air Group
2.3231 of 5 stars
$5.47
-3.8%
$9.17
-67.6%
-13.1%$196.72M$503.59M12.722,500
This page was last updated on 1/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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