Delta Air Lines Inc

(NYSE:DAL) surged 2.63% yesterday to close its trading session at $51.17. Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Jan 13, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $57.Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Dec 9, 2016 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 56 from a previous price target of $52.Company shares were Reiterated by Imperial Capital on Nov 22, 2016 to In-line, Raises Price Target to $ 52 from a previous price target of $44.Delta Air Lines was Initiated by Citigroup to Buy on Nov 18, 2016. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $0 a share.

DAL has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. The overall volume in the last trading session was 7.02 million shares.

Delta Air Lines serves almost 180 million customers each year. 0 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 0 sells versus 10 buy or better ratings. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Delta Air Lines in a report on Tuesday, November 8th. (NYSE:DAL)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 41.8 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 2.5 percent. The stock has a market cap of $37.46 billion, a PE ratio of 8.84 and a beta of 0.75. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $49.48 and a 200-day moving average price of $43.83. The reported earnings per share topped the analyst's consensus by $-0.01 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at -2.00%. The mean forecast was for $9.41 billion and $0.82 a share, respectively. (NYSE:DAL) has a Return on Assets of 8.4 percent, Return on Equity of 36.6 percent, while Return on Investment of 23.9 percent. The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 1.36 percent while its Weekly performance value is 3.55%. (NYSE:DAL) said that, it plans to hire as many as 25,000 workers over the next five years, its chief executive said yesterday after talks with U.S. president Donald Trump together with other airline industry leaders.

Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. The stock has 52-week high of $6.31 and 52-Week low of $4.04. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%.

"Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK Has $38,334,000 Stake in Delta Air Lines, Inc".

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved down -0.40% to end the day at $49.86. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

"No other company and certainly no other airline has ever shared $1 billion in profits with its employees", said CEO Ed Bastian in a statement. The stock was bought at an average price of $49.04 per share, with a total value of $49,040.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 52,174 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,582,613. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly 6.38%.

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