Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. More Details
Exceptional growth potential and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Delta Air Lines's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DAL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DAL's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DAL exceeded the US Airlines industry which returned 93.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DAL exceeded the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Delta Air Lines's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Delta Air Lines undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DAL ($49.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($55.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DAL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DAL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XX Airlines industry average.
PE vs Market: DAL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DAL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DAL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (20.4x) compared to the US Airlines industry average (2.7x).
How is Delta Air Lines forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DAL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: DAL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: DAL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DAL's revenue (22.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DAL's revenue (22.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DAL's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (84.9%).
How has Delta Air Lines performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DAL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: DAL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DAL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DAL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: DAL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Airlines industry (-21.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DAL has a negative Return on Equity (-807.37%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Delta Air Lines's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DAL's short term assets ($17.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: DAL's short term assets ($17.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($54.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DAL's debt to equity ratio (1895.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DAL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 75.3% to 1895.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DAL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if DAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Delta Air Lines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DAL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DAL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DAL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DAL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DAL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DAL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ed Bastian (62 yo)
Mr. Edward H. Bastian, also known as Ed, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since May 2, 2016. Mr. Bastian served as President of Delta Air Lines, Inc. from September 01, 2007 to...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ed's total compensation ($USD17.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ed's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: DAL's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DAL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DAL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Delta Air Lines, Inc.
- Ticker: DAL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1924
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$31.332b
- Shares outstanding: 635.93m
- Website: https://www.delta.com
Number of Employees
- Delta Air Lines, Inc.
- PO Box 20706
- United States
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 ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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