Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL) finished Tuesday with a subtraction of -$0.22 to close at $44.74, a downside of -0.49 percent. An average of 12,216,720 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $1.30 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 11,771,955 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 11,177,902.
DAL stock has increased by 11.16% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $38.80 on 09/13/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/15/21, shares of the company touched a low of $28.74 and a high of $52.28 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -14.42% from the 52-week high.
3 Tiny Stocks Primed to Explode The world's greatest investor — Warren Buffett — has a simple formula for making big money in the markets. He buys up valuable assets when they are very cheap. For stock market investors that means buying up cheap small cap stocks like these with huge upside potential.
We've set up an alert service to help smart investors take full advantage of the small cap stocks primed for big returns.
Click here for full details and to join for free
222 days have passed since Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) last reported insider trading activity. Samant Rahul D, who is EVP & Chief Info Officer, most recently acquired $6,591 shares at $47.56 per share on Feb 26. In this transaction, the insider spent $313,475. EVP – Global Sales, Sear Steven M, disposed of 13,000 shares at a price of $47.87 on Feb 25. The insider now owns more than $622,336 worth of shares. Prior to that, EVP & Chief People Officer Smith Joanne D went on to Sale 6,200 shares at $48.30 each on Feb 22. An amount of $299,491 was transacted.
Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.35 for the broader industry and 28.38 for the sector. This means investors are optimistic about the stock’s future prospects. In the last five years, Delta Air Lines Inc.’s PE ratio has ranged between 13.83 and 2.917. The stock’s beta is 1.35. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.47, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 22.26.
The quick ratio of Delta Air Lines Inc. for the three months ended June 29 was 0.80, and the current ratio was 0.80, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 20.83 and a total debt to equity ratio of 22.68 for the quarter ending June 29. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 25.30% against a 5-year average of 10.7%. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s EBITDA margin for the year ending June 29 is -34.92%, while its operating margin for the same period stands at -43.20%. Its gross profit as reported stood at $125.0 million compared to revenue of $17.09 billion.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Delta Air Lines Inc.’s return on assets was -8.90%, compared to 2.1% over the last five years. In the past year, the return on investment has been -30.20%, and the 5-year average is 7.7%. Meanwhile, the return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months has been -400.30% and the 5-year average holds at -4.3%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 13.58 over the past year.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 05 October was 66.86%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 36.55%.
As of today, DAL’s price is $44.21 +2.99% or $1.30 from its 5-day moving average. DAL is currently trading +10.88% higher than its 20-day SMA and +1.75% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +7.37% above the SMA50 and +8.83% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 87.47% and 81.62%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.37. With the 14-day stochastic at 80.85% and the average true range at 1.35, the RSI (14) stands at 63.83%. The stock has reached 1.21 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 2.35.
Argus downgraded Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) to a a Hold rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a a Buy.The consensus rating for Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell DAL, while 10 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 12 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is DAL’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $45.00 and $67.00, with a median target of $55.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) stock is $55.05.