Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States, Atlantic, Latin America, and Pacific.
Solid track record and good value.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DAL exceeded the US Airlines industry which returned -10.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DAL underperformed the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Delta Air Lines's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StDoes Delta Air Lines, Inc.'s (NYSE:DAL) Past Performance Indicate A Stronger Future?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDelta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StUpdate: Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Stock Gained 30% In The Last Five Years
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 ($49.59) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($71.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DAL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DAL is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.8x) compared to the Airlines industry average (6.9x).
PE vs Market: DAL is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.8x) compared to the US market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DAL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DAL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Airlines industry average (1.3x).
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's forecast earnings growth (1.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: DAL's earnings (1.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DAL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DAL's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DAL's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DAL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.9%)
How has Delta Air Lines performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DAL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DAL's current net profit margins (10.1%) are higher than last year (8.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DAL's earnings have grown by 11.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DAL's earnings growth over the past year (21.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DAL earnings growth over the past year (21.1%) underperformed the Airlines industry 41.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DAL's Return on Equity (31%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Delta Air Lines's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DAL's short term assets ($8.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($20.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: DAL's short term assets ($8.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($29.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DAL's debt to equity ratio (70.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DAL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 111.5% to 70.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DAL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (77.7%).
Interest Coverage: DAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (22.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: DAL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: DAL's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).
What is Delta Air Lines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: DAL's dividend (3.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.53%).
High Dividend: DAL's dividend (3.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, DAL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DAL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.6%), DAL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DAL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ed Bastian (61yo)
Mr. Edward H. Bastian, also known as Ed, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since May 2, 2016. Mr. Bastian served as President of Delta Air Lines, Inc. from September 01, 2007 to ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ed's total compensation ($USD14.98M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ed's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||3.8yrs||US$14.98m||0.064% $20.1m|
|Executive VP & CFO||7.9yrs||US$5.75m||0.079% $24.8m|
|Senior EVP & COO||5.9yrs||US$8.44m||0.019% $6.1m|
|Executive VP||4.6yrs||US$4.12m||0.018% $5.7m|
|Principal Accounting Officer||0.7yrs||no data||0.0039% $1.2m|
|Senior Vice President of Technical Operations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||4yrs||no data||0.011% $3.6m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Safety||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: DAL's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||3.8yrs||US$14.98m||0.064% $20.1m|
|Independent Director||12.8yrs||US$305.79k||0.0076% $2.4m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||3.3yrs||US$459.31k||0.0084% $2.6m|
|Independent Director||8.3yrs||US$300.34k||0.0086% $2.7m|
|Independent Director||3.1yrs||US$295.28k||0.0021% $648.1k|
|Independent Director||5.2yrs||US$276.19k||0.0024% $774.5k|
|Independent Director||7.2yrs||US$301.06k||0.0076% $2.4m|
|Independent Director||4.6yrs||US$280.39k||0.0027% $859.9k|
|Independent Director||7.3yrs||US$424.39k||0.016% $5.1m|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$287.63k||0.0016% $496.3k|
Experienced Board: DAL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DAL insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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: 1925
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$31.614b
- Shares outstanding: 637.50m
- Website: https://www.delta.com
Number of Employees
- Delta Air Lines, Inc.
- PO Box 20706
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DAL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2007|
|OYC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 2007|
|DAL *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Apr 2007|
|DAL||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Apr 2007|
|0QZ4||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Apr 2007|
|DAL||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Apr 2007|
|DEAI34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM USD0.0001||BR||BRL||Apr 2016|
Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States, Atlantic, Latin America, and Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network includes various hubs and markets at airports in Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, Salt Lake City, Boston, Los Angeles, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Seattle, Amsterdam, London-Heathrow, Mexico City, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and Seoul-Incheon. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and Fly Delta app, reservations specialists, online travel agencies, and traditional brick and mortar agencies. It also provides maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; and vacation packages to third-party consumers, as well as aircraft charters, and management and programs. The company operates through a fleet of approximately 1,000 aircraft. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/27 00:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/26 00:00|
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