Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Analysts Anticipate Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) to Announce $0.90 EPS


The institutional investor held 99,700 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.81 million, up from 40,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NYSE:DAL) CFO Paul A. Jacobson sold 42,900 shares of Delta Air Lines stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,543 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $137,000 after buying an additional 1,298 shares during the last quarter. About 9.00 million shares traded or 35.39% up from the average.

Delta Air Lines, Inc.is a major American airline with its headquarters on the northern boundary of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, within the city limits of Atlanta. WeedMD Inc. (OTCMKTS:WDDMF) has 0.00% since January 10, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

(DAL) by 10.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 758 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 220 shares in the last quarter. Energy Income Partners Llc who had been investing in Atmos Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.16 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $109.23. About 798,884 shares traded. Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG) has risen 38.13% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.87% the S&P500.

Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc, which manages about $360.13 million and $274.98M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VTI) by 3,000 shares to 12,095 shares, valued at $1.57 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. 155.36 million shares or 0.81% more from 154.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.


Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Nwq Co Lc reported 815,509 shares. The transportation company reported $1.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.04. Liberty Mutual Asset holds 77,134 shares. Net profit margin of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) for 2.21M shares. Owl Creek Asset L P stated it has 1.58 million shares. Advantus Cap Mgmt holds 67,160 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Par Management Inc reported 13.11M shares. Gulfport Energy Corp now has $2.33B valuation. $2.40M worth of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Wealthtrust Axiom Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.47% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc.

A number of analysts have recently commented on DAL shares. (NYSE:DAL) or 10,000 shares.

The current stock price range of DAL is $53.88 and $55.22. (NYSE:DAL) received a Buy rating from 6 analysts. Delta Air Lines has $8000 highest and $41 lowest target. As per Thursday, May 25, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

Delta Air Lines, Inc provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States and across the world. The rating was maintained by Evercore on Friday, April 7 with "Outperform". Deutsche Bank upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $50 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Buy". The company was maintained on Friday, October 14 by Imperial Capital. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 5. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $69.0 target. (NYSE:DAL) earned "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, July 6. After $2.65 actual earnings per share reported by Anthem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.83% negative EPS growth. (NYSE:DAL) shares were sold by Smith Joanne D. 31,600 shares were sold by HAUENSTEIN GLEN W, worth $1.76M. Anchor Bolt Capital LP purchased a new position in Delta Air Lines in the 3rd quarter worth about $68,141,000.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. 27 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 4,100,199 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $197,712,000 after purchasing an additional 449,700 shares during the period. Meyer Handelman reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 0.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Landscape Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 142,449 shares. California State Teachers Retirement holds 0.12% or 1.12 million shares in its portfolio. Clearbridge Invs Ltd Llc owns 3,750 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hap Trading Ltd Liability invested in 0.48% or 207,983 shares. This is one of the most popular methods investors use to evaluate a company's financial performance. Metropolitan Life Ny has 0.01% invested in Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF). Prtnrs Grp Ag invested in 512,800 shares. Brown Advisory reported 989,197 shares stake. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows "Sell" signal. Centurylink Inv Communications reported 0.52% of its portfolio in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). Moreover, Tremblant Capital Group has 5.4% invested in the company for 4.38 million shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0% or 1,945 shares. (NYSE:DAL). Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd Co has invested 0.06% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. Therefore 83% are positive. CDK Global had 12 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Also, CEO Edward H. Bastian sold 159,240 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 12th. (NYSE:DAL). The name now has a score of 14.00000. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Friday, January 13 by Cowen & Co. Atlantic Securities downgraded the shares of AIG in report on Wednesday, August 9 to "Neutral" rating. As per Wednesday, July 6, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, August 25. (NYSE:DAL) on Tuesday, September 1 to "Buy" rating.

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