Delta Air Lines Stock Price $54.30 +1.19 (2.24%)
Ideas, Updates & Analysis
On Friday, many of the Dow Transports were big percentage gainers.
Below is an article that explains why.
When I scanned these transportation stocks, I began to focus specifically on the 6 major airline stocks below.
- Alaska Air (ALK)
- American Airlines (AAL)
- Delta Air Lines (DAL)
- JetBlue (JBLU)
- Southwest Airlines (LUV)
- United Continental (UAL)
Obviously, each of these stocks may be set to benefit from lower oil prices especially moving into the summer season.
But which one should I buy?
Ideally, I want to buy a stock with a low p/e and a dividend.
JetBlue (JBLU) and United Continental (UAL) don't pay a dividend at this time.
The other thing I look at is the 1-year chart.
It is easy to quickly scan each of the 1-year charts on the Dow Transports page.
It becomes clear right away that only 1 of the airlines has a positive 1-year return (a green chart), while all the others have a negative 1-year return (a red chart) ranging from -6% to -28%.
There are many possible ways to look at this but I will look at just 2 ideas.
One idea is it to look at the most beaten up name which is Alaska Air (ALK).
It's the one that is down -28%.
Maybe this stock can go really move higher quicker than the others.
Another idea to look at the 1 airline stock that has had a positive return even with the higher oil prices over the past 12 months.
That stock is Delta Air Lines (DAL).
Maybe this stock can move even higher and be safer in the event oil prices rise again.
I like ALK here because it seems to have more short-term upside coming off the 52 week low with this good news.
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Fri, May 25, 2018 ALK @ $61.87
Fri, May 25, 2018 DAL @ $55.87
Delta Air Lines Stock Charts
The 5 year and 1 year stock charts are below.
50 Day Moving Average
The 50 Day Moving Average is at $56.07 which is 3.16% above the stock price of $54.30.
200 Day Moving Average
The 200 Day Moving Average is at 54.39 which is 0.17% abovethe stock price of $54.30.
Because both the 50 DMA and 200 DMA are above the current stock price, this can be considered a bearish technical indicator.
DAL Stock Price
Below are a few key dates for the stock price.
Year To Date
The most recent stock price is $54.30.
The Year To Date (YTD) return is -4.30%.
52 Week Low
The 52 Week Low stock price is $48.33 set on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 which is 338 days ago.
The current price per share is 12.35% above the 52 week low.
52 Week High
The 52 Week High stock price is $60.79 set on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 which is 274 days ago.
The current price per share is -10.68% below the 52 week high.
All Time High
The All Time High stock price is $60.79 set on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 which is 274 days ago.
The current price per share is -10.68% below the all time high.
Below is the EPS, P/E Ratio and Earnings Date.
The Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.08.
The Price To Earnings (P/E) Ratio is 10.46.
Delta Air Lines has a relatively low price to earnings ratio compared to the overal S&P 500 average, which is about 25%.
Some investors look for very low p/e stocks with the hopes of investing in an undervalued stock. Of course, this is just one factor to consider.
Stocks can make big percentage moves on the earnings announcement.
Companies announce earnings either before the market open or after the close.
The Earnings Release Date for Delta Air Lines Inc was Thu, Jul 12, 2018.
Since this earnings release 97 days ago, the stock price is up by +8.95%.
Many investors know the importance of a companies earnings report. Also, the market reaction to the earnings release can be even more important and can help in making a prediction of a future price forecast of the shares.
A significant post earnings announcement percentage move can continue or reverse an existing trend for several days or weeks after the earnings date.
The most recent Earnings Release Date was on Thu, Oct 11, 2018, which was 6 days ago.
Since this earnings date, the stock price is up by +9.23%.
Delta Air Lines Dividend
Below is important Dividend information.
The Annual Dividend Yield is 2.69%.
Check out the Dividend Calculator to forecast your potential profis with Delta Air Lines.
(The next ex-dividend date will be around Tue, Oct 23, 2018.)
Investors should understand the dividend history of a company. Dividend history will show the dividend payments disbursed to investors over the years.
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