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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 0.37
DAL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DAL: 0.37 )
DAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.37

Equity to Asset 0.17
DAL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 0.17 )
DAL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.69   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.17

-0.69
0.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.35
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
5.38%
10.78%
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 (%) 7.31
DAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. DAL: 7.31 )
DAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.63   Max: 12.81
Current: 7.31

-36.63
12.81
Net-margin (%) 2.92
DAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. DAL: 2.92 )
DAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.31   Max: 27.9
Current: 2.92

-39.31
27.9
ROE (%) 11.04
DAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. DAL: 11.04 )
DAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -660.68   Max: 221.61
Current: 11.04

-660.68
221.61
ROA (%) 2.26
DAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. DAL: 2.26 )
DAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.28   Max: 21.78
Current: 2.26

-31.28
21.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.60
DAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. DAL: 13.60 )
DAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -51.44   Max: 36.35
Current: 13.6

-51.44
36.35
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
DAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 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
52% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 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 lower than
69% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 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

Q2 2014

DAL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,056,471 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 168,340 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 979,000 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%)
First Eagle Investment 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)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Steven Cohen 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)
John Griffin 1,200,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 70,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 419,900 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 4,700 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 3,850,000 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 515,000 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%)
First Eagle Investment 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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Q1 2015

DAL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Sarah Ketterer 2,280,253 sh (New)
John Burbank 9,119 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 5,870 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,900 sh (+121.62%)
David Dreman 14,147 sh (+101.73%)
Alan Fournier 831,000 sh (+61.36%)
First Eagle Investment 2,841,590 sh (+48.86%)
David Tepper 4,671,539 sh (+45.01%)
Daniel Loeb 5,250,000 sh (+36.36%)
Daniel Loeb 5,250,000 sh (+36.36%)
Robert Olstein 197,000 sh (+22.36%)
Julian Robertson 893,175 sh (+5.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 18,876,990 sh (+4.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,190,370 sh (+0.47%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 265,455 sh (+0.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 27,390 sh (-0.11%)
Whitney Tilson 81,950 sh (-1.93%)
Pioneer Investments 48,287 sh (-7.67%)
Steven Cohen 733,100 sh (-22.96%)
John Griffin 600,000 sh (-50.00%)
Louis Moore Bacon 42,382 sh (-64.18%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 29.90
DAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
132% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 29.90 )
DAL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 685.5
Current: 29.9

2.2
685.5
Forward P/E 7.95
DAL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
108% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. DAL: 7.95 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.80
DAL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
87% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. DAL: 30.80 )
DAL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 685.5
Current: 30.8

2.2
685.5
P/B 3.90
DAL's P/B is ranked lower than
138% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. DAL: 3.90 )
DAL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 181.13
Current: 3.9

0.36
181.13
P/S 0.90
DAL's P/S is ranked lower than
167% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 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 10.30
DAL's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. DAL: 10.30 )
DAL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.28   Max: 60.41
Current: 10.3

4.28
60.41
POCF 6.44
DAL's POCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. DAL: 6.44 )
DAL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 8.66
Current: 6.44

1.07
8.66
EV-to-EBIT 13.40
DAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. DAL: 13.40 )
DAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -68   Max: 117
Current: 13.4

-68
117
PEG 1.03
DAL's PEG is ranked lower than
54% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. DAL: 1.03 )
DAL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.06
Current: 1.03

0.1
3.06
Shiller P/E 15.10
DAL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 15.10 )
DAL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.1   Max: 27.34
Current: 15.1

15.1
27.34
Current Ratio 0.71
DAL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. DAL: 0.71 )
DAL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.71

0.5
0.96
Quick Ratio 0.66
DAL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. DAL: 0.66 )
DAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.66

0.5
0.93
Days Inventory 15.91
DAL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. DAL: 15.91 )
DAL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 19.68
Current: 15.91

7.5
19.68
Days Sales Outstanding 18.39
DAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.31 vs. DAL: 18.39 )
DAL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.68   Max: 25.32
Current: 18.39

9.68
25.32

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.80
DAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
208% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. DAL: 0.80 )
DAL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.8

0.21
0.82
Dividend Payout 0.23
DAL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. DAL: 0.23 )
DAL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.24
Current: 0.23

0.01
0.24
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
DAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
197% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. DAL: 0.80 )
DAL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.8

0.21
0.82

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
DAL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
71% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 1.50 )
DAL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 495.75
Current: 1.5

1.5
495.75
Price/Median PS Value 3.20
DAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
149% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DAL: 3.20 )
DAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.81
Current: 3.2

0.41
3.81
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.70
DAL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
165% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 1.70 )
DAL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.7

0.13
2.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.70
DAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
69% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DAL: 7.70 )
DAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 16.4
Current: 7.7

0.9
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.82
DAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. DAL: 22.82 )
DAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -85.8   Max: 35.2
Current: 22.82

-85.8
35.2

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
Compare:CPA, RYAAY, LFL, ALNPY, LUV » details
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 provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States and around the world. It operates in domestic and international market. The Company's route network is centered around a system of hub and international gateway airports that it operate in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Its network is supported by a fleet of aircraft that is varied in size and capabilities, giving the flexibility to adjust aircraft to the network. The Company's business segments are airline segment and refinery segment. The airline segment is managed as a single business unit that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States and around the world and other ancillary airline services, including maintenance and repair services for third parties. The refinery segment provides jet fuel to the airline segment from its own production and through jet fuel obtained through agreements with third parties. Its refinery segment operates for the benefit of the airline segment. The Company has air service agreements with domestic regional air carriers that feed traffic to its route system by serving passengers primarily in small and medium-sized cities. Its cargo operations are able to connect all of the world's major freight gateways. The DOT and the Federal Aviation Administration (the "FAA") exercise regulatory authority over air transportation in the U.S.
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