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Delta Air Lines, Inc is an airlines business based in the US. Delta Air Lines shares (DAL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Delta Air Lines employs 91,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$34.1 billion.
|52-week range||USD$18.62 - USD$62.48|
|50-day moving average||USD$27.5069|
|200-day moving average||USD$30.1089|
|Wall St. target price||USD$35.47|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.61 (6.98%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$5.43|
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Valuing Delta Air Lines stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Delta Air Lines's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Delta Air Lines's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Delta Air Lines shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Delta Air Lines's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6834. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Delta Air Lines's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Delta Air Lines's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$3.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Delta Air Lines's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$34.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.6%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$12.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.82%|
|Return on equity TTM||-32.29%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$20.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 20.9 million Delta Air Lines shares held short by investors – that's known as Delta Air Lines's "short interest". This figure is 21.9% down from 26.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Delta Air Lines shares can be evaluated.
Delta Air Lines's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Delta Air Lines shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Delta Air Lines shares traded daily (recently around 23.5 million). Delta Air Lines's SIR currently stands at 0.89. In other words for every 100,000 Delta Air Lines shares traded daily on the market, roughly 890 shares are currently held short.
However Delta Air Lines's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Delta Air Lines shares, or, against the total number of tradable Delta Air Lines shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Delta Air Lines's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Delta Air Lines shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0329% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Delta Air Lines shares, roughly 33 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Delta Air Lines.
Find out more about how you can short Delta Air Lines stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Delta Air Lines.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 29.82
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Delta Air Lines's overall score of 29.82 (as at 07/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 39th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Delta Air Lines is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 13.8/100
Delta Air Lines's environmental score of 13.8 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Delta Air Lines is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 15.84/100
Delta Air Lines's social score of 15.84 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Delta Air Lines is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.68/100
Delta Air Lines's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Delta Air Lines is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Delta Air Lines scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Delta Air Lines has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||29.82|
|Total ESG percentile||39.16|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 29% of net profits
Recently Delta Air Lines has paid out, on average, around 29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.98% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Delta Air Lines shareholders could enjoy a 6.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Delta Air Lines's case, that would currently equate to about $1.61 per share.
While Delta Air Lines's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Delta Air Lines may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Delta Air Lines's most recent dividend payout was on 12 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Delta Air Lines's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.62 up to $62.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Delta Air Lines's is 1.1753. This would suggest that Delta Air Lines's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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 network centered on core hubs in Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, and Salt Lake City, as well as coastal hub positions in Boston, Los Angeles, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, and Seattle; and international network centered on hubs and market presence in 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 the Fly Delta app, telephone reservations, online travel agencies, traditional brick and mortar, and other agencies. It also provides aircraft 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 1924 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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