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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.34
DAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. DAL: 0.34 )
DAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.34

Equity to Asset 0.16
DAL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. DAL: 0.16 )
DAL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.69   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.16

-0.69
0.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.29
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
4.66%
7.59%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.47
DAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. DAL: 5.47 )
DAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.63   Max: 12.81
Current: 5.47

-36.63
12.81
Net-margin (%) 1.63
DAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. DAL: 1.63 )
DAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.31   Max: 27.9
Current: 1.63

-39.31
27.9
ROE (%) 5.82
DAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. DAL: 5.82 )
DAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -660.68   Max: 221.61
Current: 5.82

-660.68
221.61
ROA (%) 1.25
DAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. DAL: 1.25 )
DAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.28   Max: 21.78
Current: 1.25

-31.28
21.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.07
DAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. DAL: 10.07 )
DAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -51.44   Max: 19.51
Current: 10.07

-51.44
19.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
DAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. DAL: 4.70 )
DAL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.6   Max: 8.3
Current: 4.7

-27.6
8.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
DAL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. DAL: 7.60 )
DAL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30   Max: 238.7
Current: 7.6

-30
238.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.30
DAL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DAL: -8.30 )
DAL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -63.8   Max: 159.8
Current: -8.3

-63.8
159.8
» DAL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DAL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 4,400 sh (New)
David Dreman 7,541 sh (+263.25%)
PRIMECAP Management 18,378,980 sh (+13.38%)
Whitney Tilson 84,800 sh (+13.07%)
David Tepper 5,969,683 sh (+5.93%)
Ken Heebner 990,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 752,495 sh (-0.25%)
Pioneer Investments 539,551 sh (-1.83%)
George Soros 1,516,586 sh (-4.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,086 sh (-6.97%)
Julian Robertson 745,485 sh (-10.92%)
Louis Moore Bacon 959,438 sh (-16.04%)
Robert Olstein 187,000 sh (-17.98%)
Steven Cohen 287,935 sh (-30.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 85,485 sh (-74.79%)
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Q2 2014

DAL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,056,471 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 979,000 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 168,340 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 92,509 sh (+384.70%)
David Tepper 6,411,483 sh (+7.40%)
David Dreman 8,009 sh (+6.21%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 755,915 sh (+0.45%)
Steven Cohen 745,800 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Robert Olstein 186,000 sh (-0.53%)
PRIMECAP Management 18,144,030 sh (-1.28%)
Pioneer Investments 486,684 sh (-9.80%)
Julian Robertson 561,485 sh (-24.68%)
Whitney Tilson 60,620 sh (-28.51%)
Ken Heebner 580,000 sh (-41.41%)
Louis Moore Bacon 352,044 sh (-63.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 21,212 sh (-75.19%)
George Soros 317,000 sh (-79.10%)
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Q3 2014

DAL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,730,600 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 36,105 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,957,987 sh (New)
George Soros 1,987,128 sh (+526.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,090,925 sh (+97.92%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,472,900 sh (+50.45%)
Jim Chanos 220,933 sh (+31.24%)
Robert Olstein 243,000 sh (+30.65%)
Julian Robertson 722,575 sh (+28.69%)
David Tepper 7,480,799 sh (+16.68%)
PRIMECAP Management 18,146,530 sh (+0.01%)
Pioneer Investments 52,564 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 755,415 sh (-0.07%)
David Dreman 7,874 sh (-1.69%)
Whitney Tilson 59,189 sh (-2.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 62,609 sh (-32.32%)
Louis Moore Bacon 30,068 sh (-91.46%)
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Q4 2014

DAL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 27,420 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 3,850,000 sh (New)
John Griffin 1,200,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 70,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 4,700 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 515,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 419,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 951,600 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 8,803,384 sh (+349.61%)
Louis Moore Bacon 118,318 sh (+293.50%)
Whitney Tilson 83,564 sh (+41.18%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,908,890 sh (+29.60%)
Julian Robertson 848,775 sh (+17.47%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 18,137,810 sh (-0.05%)
Pioneer Investments 52,297 sh (-0.51%)
David Dreman 7,013 sh (-10.93%)
Jim Chanos 173,715 sh (-21.37%)
Robert Olstein 161,000 sh (-33.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,184,747 sh (-43.34%)
David Tepper 3,221,474 sh (-56.94%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 265,390 sh (-64.87%)
Jim Simons 573,200 sh (-66.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,101 sh (-72.69%)
George Soros 163,755 sh (-91.76%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 60.60
DAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 36.70 vs. DAL: 60.60 )
DAL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 685.5
Current: 60.6

2.2
685.5
Forward P/E 8.47
DAL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. DAL: 8.47 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 59.80
DAL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 29.80 vs. DAL: 59.80 )
DAL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 685.5
Current: 59.8

2.2
685.5
P/B 4.30
DAL's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. DAL: 4.30 )
DAL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 181.13
Current: 4.3

0.36
181.13
P/S 0.90
DAL's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. DAL: 0.90 )
DAL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.9

0.09
1.06
PFCF 14.00
DAL's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 14.00 )
DAL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.28   Max: 60.41
Current: 14

4.28
60.41
POCF 7.68
DAL's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. DAL: 7.68 )
DAL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 8.66
Current: 7.68

1.07
8.66
EV-to-EBIT 19.15
DAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. DAL: 19.15 )
DAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -68   Max: 117
Current: 19.15

-68
117
PEG 2.01
DAL's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 2.01 )
DAL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.06
Current: 2.01

0.1
3.06
Shiller P/E 18.90
DAL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 18.90 )
DAL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.03   Max: 27.72
Current: 18.9

15.03
27.72
Current Ratio 0.74
DAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. DAL: 0.74 )
DAL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.74

0.5
0.93
Quick Ratio 0.69
DAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. DAL: 0.69 )
DAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.69

0.5
0.9
Days Inventory 16.34
DAL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. DAL: 16.34 )
DAL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.63   Max: 19.68
Current: 16.34

2.63
19.68
Days Sales Outstanding 20.77
DAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. DAL: 20.77 )
DAL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.68   Max: 28.37
Current: 20.77

9.68
28.37

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.70
DAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. DAL: 0.70 )
DAL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.7

0.21
0.82
Dividend Payout 0.38
DAL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 0.38 )
DAL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.38

0.01
0.39
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.70
DAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. DAL: 0.70 )
DAL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.7

0.21
0.82

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
DAL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 1.80 )
DAL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.8

1.5
1.94
Price/Median PS Value 3.50
DAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. DAL: 3.50 )
DAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 3.81
Current: 3.5

0.72
3.81
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.70
DAL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 2.70 )
DAL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 2.97
Current: 2.7

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
DAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DAL: 5.20 )
DAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 16.4
Current: 5.2

0.9
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.39
DAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. DAL: 26.39 )
DAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -85.8   Max: 35.2
Current: 26.39

-85.8
35.2

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:OYC.Germany, DAL.Mexico, 0QZ4.UK, DAL.Switzerland,
Delta Air Lines Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company provide scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States and around the world. Its global route network gives us a presence in every major domestic and international market. Its route network is centered around a system of hub and international gateway airports that they operates in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Each of these operations includes flights that gather and distribute traffic from markets in the geographic region surrounding the hub or gateway to domestic and international cities and to other hubs or gateways. The Company operates three joint ventures with foreign carriers. The three joint ventures are: A transatlantic joint venture with Air France and KLM, both of which are subsidiaries of the same holding company, and Alitalia, which covers routes between North America and Europe, A transatlantic joint venture with Virgin Atlantic Airways with respect to operations on non-stop routes between the United Kingdom and North America, A transpacific joint venture with Virgin Australia Airlines with respect to operations on certain transpacific routes between North America and the South Pacific. In the marketing alliance agreements with individual foreign airlines, they are a member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. The other members of SkyTeam are Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA Czech Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Tarom, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. Garuda Indonesia also has announced its formal intent to join SkyTeam. The Company has a marketing alliance with Alaska Airlines, which includes reciprocal codesharing and frequent flyer and airport lounge access arrangements. It has air service agreements with domestic regional air carriers that feed traffic to our route system by serving passengers primarily in small-and medium-sized cities. Through its global network, their cargo operations are able to connect all of the world's major freight gateways. They generate cargo revenues in domestic and international markets through the use of cargo space on regularly scheduled passenger aircraft. They are a member of SkyTeam Cargo, a global airline cargo alliance, whose other members are Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico Cargo, Air France-KLM Cargo, Alitalia Cargo, China Airlines Cargo, China Cargo Airlines, China Southern Cargo, Czech Airlines Cargo and Korean Air Cargo. SkyTeam Cargo offers a global network spanning six continents. The Company face significant competition at our domestic hub and gateway airports in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-J
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