Investors’ Patience Is Being Tested Right Now By Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL)

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Stocks Info

Delta Air Lines, Inc. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Industrials sector and is a part of the Airlines industry. The current market capitalization of Delta Air Lines, Inc. is $30.80B. A total of 13.34 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 10.08M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Smith Joanne D sold 4,876 shares of DAL for 42.02 per share on Feb 27 ’24. After the transaction, the EVP & Chief People Officer now owns 117,267 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 06 ’24, Carroll William C sold 6,192 shares at 40.15 per share. DAL shares that SVP, Fin & Controller owns now total 9,806.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Bastian Edward H disposed of 71,840 shares on Feb 01 ’24 at a per-share price of $39.20. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 428,768 shares of DAL after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Taylor David S bought 10,000 shares at $30.75 per share on Oct 27 ’23. Company shares held by the Director now total 27,470.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Delta Air Lines, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.30, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.63%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 6.68. DAL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/23/2024 when it declared a $0.10 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/18/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/2/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 10/11/2023. The DAL stock dividend was $0.10 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DAL has a high of $49.81 and a low of $30.60.

As of this writing, DAL has an earnings estimate of $0.35 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 16 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.45 per share and a lower estimate of $0.25. The company reported an EPS of $2.03 in the last quarter, which was 4.10% higher than expectations of $1.95.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. DAL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $11.32B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $34.68B in debt and $20.97B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $17.26, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.89B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for DAL is Buy with a score of 5.00.

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