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$31.59
Now: $31.98
$32.41
50-Day Range
$29.01
MA: $31.64
$34.57
52-Week Range
$17.51
Now: $31.98
$62.48
Volume14.17 million shs
Average Volume33.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.39 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32

Competitors

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

Should you be buying DAL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "air transportation, scheduled" are considered alternatives and competitors to Delta Air Lines, including Southwest Airlines (LUV), Ryanair (RYAAY), United Airlines (UAL), China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (CEA), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), and American Airlines Group (AAL).

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Delta Air Lines-42.88%-39.69%-5.82%
Southwest Airlines0.99%-4.11%-1.42%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

58.3% of Delta Air Lines shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.7% of Southwest Airlines shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Southwest Airlines shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southwest Airlines has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Delta Air Lines010702.41
Southwest Airlines151312.70

Delta Air Lines presently has a consensus target price of $45.4706, suggesting a potential upside of 42.18%. Southwest Airlines has a consensus target price of $47.05, suggesting a potential upside of 17.16%. Given Delta Air Lines' higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Delta Air Lines is more favorable than Southwest Airlines.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Delta Air Lines$47.01 billion0.43$4.77 billion$7.314.37
Southwest Airlines$22.43 billion1.06$2.30 billion$4.279.41

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

Summary

Southwest Airlines beats Delta Air Lines on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

44.2% of Ryanair shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.3% of Delta Air Lines shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Ryanair and Delta Air Lines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ryanair3.61%10.45%3.94%
Delta Air Lines-42.88%-39.69%-5.82%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ryanair and Delta Air Lines' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ryanair$9.44 billion2.03$721.22 million$4.9717.11
Delta Air Lines$47.01 billion0.43$4.77 billion$7.314.37

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

Risk and Volatility

Ryanair has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.32, meaning that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Ryanair and Delta Air Lines, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ryanair241102.53
Delta Air Lines010702.41

Ryanair currently has a consensus price target of $100.00, suggesting a potential upside of 17.59%. Delta Air Lines has a consensus price target of $45.4706, suggesting a potential upside of 42.18%. Given Delta Air Lines' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Delta Air Lines is more favorable than Ryanair.

Summary

Ryanair beats Delta Air Lines on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAL) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

58.3% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.6% of United Airlines shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of United Airlines shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Delta Air Lines and United Airlines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Delta Air Lines-42.88%-39.69%-5.82%
United Airlines-5.25%-15.01%-2.88%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Delta Air Lines and United Airlines' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Delta Air Lines$47.01 billion0.43$4.77 billion$7.314.37
United Airlines$43.26 billion0.24$3.01 billion$12.052.99

Delta Air Lines has higher revenue and earnings than United Airlines. United Airlines 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Delta Air Lines010702.41
United Airlines110702.33

Delta Air Lines currently has a consensus target price of $45.4706, suggesting a potential upside of 42.18%. United Airlines has a consensus target price of $52.7143, suggesting a potential upside of 46.18%. Given United Airlines' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe United Airlines is more favorable than Delta Air Lines.

Volatility and Risk

Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, United Airlines has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

United Airlines beats Delta Air Lines on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (NYSE:CEA) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.3% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H and Delta Air Lines' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H$17.18 billion0.40$461.88 million$1.4914.05
Delta Air Lines$47.01 billion0.43$4.77 billion$7.314.37

Delta Air Lines has higher revenue and earnings than China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H. Delta Air Lines is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H and Delta Air Lines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H-8.38%-10.69%-2.56%
Delta Air Lines-42.88%-39.69%-5.82%

Risk and Volatility

China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H has a beta of 1.47, indicating that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H and Delta Air Lines, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H11102.00
Delta Air Lines010702.41

Delta Air Lines has a consensus target price of $45.4706, suggesting a potential upside of 42.18%. Given Delta Air Lines' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Delta Air Lines is more favorable than China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H.

Summary

Delta Air Lines beats China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are both transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Volatility and Risk

China Southern Airlines has a beta of 1.64, suggesting that its stock price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares China Southern Airlines and Delta Air Lines' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
China Southern Airlines$22.33 billion0.30$382.01 million$1.4518.81
Delta Air Lines$47.01 billion0.43$4.77 billion$7.314.37

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.3% of China Southern Airlines shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.3% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for China Southern Airlines and Delta Air Lines, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
China Southern Airlines12302.33
Delta Air Lines010702.41

Delta Air Lines has a consensus target price of $45.4706, indicating a potential upside of 42.18%. Given Delta Air Lines' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Delta Air Lines is more favorable than China Southern Airlines.

Profitability

This table compares China Southern Airlines and Delta Air Lines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
China Southern Airlines-3.84%-6.95%-1.74%
Delta Air Lines-42.88%-39.69%-5.82%

Summary

Delta Air Lines beats China Southern Airlines on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are both transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

American Airlines Group has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its stock price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Air Lines has a beta of 1.32, meaning that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares American Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Airlines Group$45.77 billion0.14$1.69 billion$4.902.61
Delta Air Lines$47.01 billion0.43$4.77 billion$7.314.37

Delta Air Lines has higher revenue and earnings than American Airlines Group. American Airlines Group 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

55.7% of American Airlines Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.3% of Delta Air Lines shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of American Airlines Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Delta Air Lines shares are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares American Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
American Airlines Group-10.40%-124.31%-5.49%
Delta Air Lines-42.88%-39.69%-5.82%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for American Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
American Airlines Group95301.65
Delta Air Lines010702.41

American Airlines Group currently has a consensus price target of $14.7143, indicating a potential upside of 14.96%. Delta Air Lines has a consensus price target of $45.4706, indicating a potential upside of 42.18%. Given Delta Air Lines' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Delta Air Lines is more favorable than American Airlines Group.

Summary

Delta Air Lines beats American Airlines Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Delta Air Lines Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Southwest Airlines logo
LUV
Southwest Airlines
1.6$40.16+0.8%$23.69 billion$22.43 billion100.40Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Ryanair logo
RYAAY
Ryanair
1.5$85.04+1.3%$19.14 billion$9.44 billion75.26Analyst Report
United Airlines logo
UAL
United Airlines
1.8$36.06+1.6%$10.49 billion$43.26 billion-5.88Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H logo
CEA
China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H
1.1$20.94+0.2%$6.86 billion$17.18 billion-6.52
China Southern Airlines logo
ZNH
China Southern Airlines
0.6$27.27+1.2%$6.69 billion$22.33 billion-9.37
American Airlines Group logo
AAL
American Airlines Group
1.2$12.80+1.9%$6.51 billion$45.77 billion-1.57Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Azul logo
AZUL
Azul
1.5$14.05+1.3%$5.88 billion$2.78 billion-1.00Decrease in Short Interest
Alaska Air Group logo
ALK
Alaska Air Group
1.6$39.93+0.9%$4.94 billion$8.78 billion86.80Upcoming Earnings
JetBlue Airways logo
JBLU
JetBlue Airways
1.4$12.30+0.3%$3.35 billion$8.09 billion-12.81Upcoming Earnings
Copa logo
CPA
Copa
1.8$52.07+2.0%$2.20 billion$2.71 billion-10.80
Allegiant Travel logo
ALGT
Allegiant Travel
1.5$134.42+1.4%$2.18 billion$1.84 billion-89.02Upcoming Earnings
SkyWest logo
SKYW
SkyWest
2.2$31.05+1.3%$1.56 billion$2.97 billion9.41
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes logo
GOL
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
1.2$7.04+1.8%$1.25 billion$3.37 billion-1.46
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación logo
VLRS
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación
1.0$8.63+0.7%$873.27 million$1.84 billion-28.77Upcoming Earnings
Hawaiian logo
HA
Hawaiian
1.4$14.23+2.4%$654.54 million$2.83 billion-5.27Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
EH
EHang
1.7$9.05+0.1%$479.99 million$17.50 million-7.36Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Mesa Air Group logo
MESA
Mesa Air Group
1.9$3.48+2.3%$123.24 million$723.36 million4.30
This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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