December 16, 2018

Delta Air Lines (DAL) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS

13 January 2018, 03:57 | Joann Bryant

US airline Delta tops expectations

Delta Air Lines (DAL) Upgraded by Vetr to Sell

About 16.45 million shares traded or 147.16% up from the average. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 23 buys and 42 sells, and ownership decreased by a net of 423179 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. The company had a trading volume of 4,396,416 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,740,985.

Delta Air Lines said on Thursday the carrier would not use savings from changes to the USA corporate tax rate to pay potential duties on its order of Bombardier Inc CSeries jets. The average 1-year price target for (CHK) reveals an average price target of $4.4 per share. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Seminole Management sold 794,273 shares as the company's stock declined 5.91% while stock markets rallied. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $31.8.

A number of analysts have weighed in on DAL shares.

Delta is the first airline, and one of the first public companies, to report its fourth-quarter results.

Ghost Tree Capital Llc increased Entellus Med Inc stake by 186,510 shares to 561,510 valued at $10.37 million in 2017Q3. About 5.59 million shares traded. Imperial Capital maintained Delta Air Lines, Inc. Anchor Bolt Capital LP acquired a new position in Delta Air Lines during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $68,141,000. Finally, Carmignac Gestion increased its stake in Delta Air Lines by 0.3% in the second quarter.

Stelliam Investment Management Lp, which manages about $3.51B and $3.28B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 77,500 shares to 622,500 shares, valued at $46.37M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Excluding that and other one-time items, Delta earned 96 cents per share, above the average 88 cents per share expected by analysts, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Delta Air Lines, Inc. has a quick ratio of 0.4 measuring its ability to meet its short term obligations with its most liquid assets. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $85.00 target price (up previously from $75.00) on shares of Delta Air Lines in a research note on Wednesday. UBS Group restated a "buy" rating and set a $62.00 target price (down from $65.00) on shares of Delta Air Lines in a research report on Saturday, September 30th.

Among 13 analysts covering GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold.

Beginning in late 2014, jet fuel prices plunged, delivering a huge windfall for Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and its peers. (NYSE:DAL) also leans strongly towards the bullish end of the spectrum. The company has a market cap of $41,720.00, a P/E ratio of 11.73, a PEG ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.30. Davenport Company Ltd holds 0.62% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. Delta Air Lines has a fifty-two week low of $43.81 and a fifty-two week high of $56.84. (NYSE:DAL). Dupont Capital stated it has 0.78% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc. The institutional investor held 420,209 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $47.52 million, up from 410,989 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The figure tells us what earnings were generated from invested capital of Delta Air Lines, Inc. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter previous year. (NYSE:DAL) were released by: and their article: "Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Delta Air Lines On Thursday" published on January 10, 2018 as well as's news article titled: "Delta tops estimates, hikes profit guidance" with publication date: January 11, 2018. Amer Gru holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) has gone stronger by 13.76%. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark laws.

Delta Air Lines, Inc provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States and across the world.

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