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

Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL): $38.64

-0.60 (-1.53%)

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  • DAL scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 74.88% of US stocks.
  • DAL's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • DAL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 9.33% of US stocks).

DAL Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for DAL is 7.69 -- better than 95.77% of US stocks.
  • DAL's current price/earnings ratio is 90.32, which is higher than 92.26% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 35.57 for Delta Air Lines Inc; that's greater than it is for 99.03% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Delta Air Lines Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be UAL, HIG, LUV, RF, and NTRS.
  • 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

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 7.28%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 108.37%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 249.36%.
Over the past 70 months, DAL's revenue has gone down $10,668,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 29,899 3,264 280
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

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 B, ranking ahead of 76.08% of graded US stocks.
  • DAL's asset turnover comes in at 0.333 -- ranking 58th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • AAL, JBLU, and UAL 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
2021-09-30 0.333 0.471 0.017
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

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 $38.64 52-week high $48.54
Prev. close $39.24 52-week low $29.75
Day low $37.63 Volume 10,687,500
Day high $40.05 Avg. volume 15,309,420
50-day MA $39.46 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $39.90 Market Cap 24.77B

Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) Company Bio

Delta Air Lines, Inc., typically referred to as Delta, is one of the major airlines of the United States and a legacy carrier. One of the world's oldest airlines in operation, Delta is headquartered in AtlantaGeorgia. The airline, along with its subsidiaries and regional affiliates, including Delta Connection, operates over 5,400 flights daily and serves 325 destinations in 52 countries on six continents. Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest DAL News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Why Delta Air Lines Stock Is Down By 4% Today

The stock made an attempt to settle below $37.50.

FX Empire | February 24, 2022

Airline stocks dive in wake of Russia''s invasion of Ukraine

Shares of air carriers took a deep dive in premarket trading Thursday, as Russia''s invasion of Ukraine weighed heavily on travel-related stocks. The U.S. Global Jets ETF sank 5.1% toward a two-month low, as futures for the S&P 500 slumped 2.4% toward a nine-month low. A spike in crude oil futures , which shot up 7.5% toward a 7 1/2-year high, also sparked fears of rising fuel costs. Among the more-active U.S.-based air carriers, shares of American Airlines Group Inc. dropped 4.9%, Delta Air Lines Inc. shed 5.2% and United Airlines Holdings Inc. slid 6.1%. Elsewhere, shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. fell 4.8%, Southwest Airlines Inc. gave up 4.7% and Spirit Airlines Inc. dropped 6.3%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketW...

MarketWatch | February 24, 2022

Russia-Ukraine conflict won’t impact summer travel, Booking Holdings CEO says

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the outlook for the travel sector as the Russia-Ukraine crisis intensifies.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Why Airline Stocks Fell This Morning

Shares of United Airlines Holdings (NASDAQ: UAL), American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL), and Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) all fell as much as 7% at the open, and shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), and JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) all fell 5% or more. It's been a tough few years for the airline sector, as the pandemic caused travel demand to evaporate and left airlines scrambling to raise cash and ride out the storm.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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DAL Price Returns

1-mo -11.56%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -2.25%
1-year -14.53%
3-year -26.95%
5-year -14.62%
YTD -1.13%
2021 -2.81%
2020 -30.77%
2019 20.38%
2018 -8.66%
2017 16.23%

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