Analyst Ratings for Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for DAL last month.

Of the 19 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 3 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

DAL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying a possible profit of 58.95 percent. The lowest price target was 54, implying a possible loss of 7.29 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.59 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 8.51 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.4 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.93 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 5 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 9 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DAL to grow at a rate of 9.87 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DAL is 1.02.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DAL hit 55.75 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 35.84. Currently the stock is 40.43 percent higher than its low, and 9.72 percent lower than its 52-week high. DAL has a price/earnings ratio of 10.02. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DAL value stock report compares DAL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.26 billion. DAL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.