Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL): Price and Financial Metrics

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL): $40.08

-0.32 (-0.79%)

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  • DAL scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 77.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DAL is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • DAL ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

DAL Stock Summary

  • Delta Air Lines Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 96.62% of US listed stocks.
  • DAL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.22% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for DAL comes in at 33.7% -- higher than that of 93.39% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DAL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WU, PRTY, AMP, CWH, and DXLG.
  • Visit DAL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

DAL Valuation Summary

  • DAL's EV/EBIT ratio is -6.9; this is 132.24% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • DAL's price/earnings ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 171 months.
  • DAL's price/earnings ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 171 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DAL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DAL 2021-08-26 1.4 20.4 -3.9 -6.9
DAL 2021-08-25 1.4 20.6 -4.0 -7.0
DAL 2021-08-24 1.4 20.2 -3.9 -6.9
DAL 2021-08-23 1.4 19.6 -3.8 -6.8
DAL 2021-08-20 1.3 19.0 -3.7 -6.7
DAL 2021-08-19 1.3 18.9 -3.6 -6.7

DAL Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -6.31%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 10.78%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -22.62%.
Over the past 52 months, DAL's revenue has gone down $15,477,000,000.

The table below shows DAL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 24,403 1,422 -68
2021-06-30 18,311 -1,304 -6,659
2021-03-31 12,653 -3,460 -13,028
2020-12-31 17,095 -3,793 -12,385
2020-09-30 24,561 -1,550 -10,532
2020-06-30 34,059 3,270 -3,658

DAL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DAL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 71.47% of graded US stocks.
  • DAL's asset turnover comes in at 0.245 -- ranking 77th of 138 Transportation stocks.
  • ALK, AAL, and JBLU are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DAL.

The table below shows DAL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.245 0.437 -0.113
2021-03-31 0.171 0.373 -0.240
2020-12-31 0.234 0.485 -0.242
2020-09-30 0.345 0.539 -0.228
2020-06-30 0.507 0.574 -0.080
2020-03-31 0.697 0.602 0.111

DAL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DAL, see our DAL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $54.63 Average Broker Recommendation 1.64 (Moderate Buy)

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DAL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.08 52-week high $52.28
Prev. close $40.40 52-week low $28.74
Day low $39.97 Volume 353,338
Day high $40.13 Avg. volume 12,165,667
50-day MA $41.18 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $43.74 Market Cap 25.65B

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Company Bio

Delta Airlines provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Airline and Refinery. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Latest DAL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Delta Air Lines Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DAL as an investment opportunity.

United Airlines reports big Q3 sales jump, says recovery ‘delayed’ by delta variant, but now back on track

United Airlines Holdings Inc. surprised investors late Tuesday with better-than-expected results, pinning the quarterly beat on a rebound in premium leisure travel, the "continued recovery" of business travel, and the loosening of travel restrictions in some of its international destinations.

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

Airline Stocks: United Earnings Beat; Southwest, American Earnings Due After Delta Warns On Fuel Costs

United Airlines reports Q3 earnings on Tuesday, with results for American Airlines and Southwest due Wednesday. Airline stocks mostly fell.

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

Airline Stock Roundup: DAL's Warning on Fuel Cost, ALGT, CPA in Focus

Delta (DAL) outperforms in Q3. Allegiant's (ALGT) September traffic improves.

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

Delta CEO Expects Full N.Y. Schedule by Next Summer

Delta Air Lines Inc. Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said Tuesday that the airline will operate with a nearly full schedule in New York by summer 2022. Bastian spoke in an exclusive interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Balance of Power" with David Westin. (Source: Bloomberg)

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

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DAL Price Returns

1-mo -3.63%
3-mo -0.82%
6-mo -12.49%
1-year 18.86%
3-year -21.96%
5-year 5.86%
YTD -0.32%
2020 -30.77%
2019 20.38%
2018 -8.66%
2017 16.23%
2016 -1.35%

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