Are Analysts Bullish Delta Air Lines, Inc

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

The institutional investor held 24,552 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.17M, up from 22,337 at the end of the previous reported quarter. South Dakota Investment Council who had been investing in Cullen Frost Bankers Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.70 billion market cap company. About 3.43 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500. Jolley Asset Management Llc bought 8,479 shares as the company's stock declined 3.16% with the market. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 66,510 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,451,203.90. At the end of 2017Q4, the 69,434 shares of the transportation company held by the institutional investor were priced at $3.89 million, down from 130,518 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NYSE:DAL) traded up 0.34% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $50.13. The company had a trading volume of 9,925,885 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,997,048. Stephens initiated Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL is uptrending and has moved 17.70% since April 15, 2017. DAL outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.15%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 46 investors sold ACN shares while 393 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes. Teacher Retirement Of Texas reported 9,766 shares stake. About 5.73 million shares traded. Old Bancshares In owns 10,062 shares or 0.03% of their USA portfolio. Shares for $8.45 million were sold by Bastian Edward H. Sear Steven M sold $365,628 worth of stock. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 111,113 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,698,985.77. Df Dent And reported 14,445 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Rock Springs Cap Management LP holds 303,000 shares. PRHR's SI was 2,200 shares in April as released by FINRA. Trust Co Of Oklahoma reported 16,876 shares stake. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams holds 6,370 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 76,975 shares. Jfs Wealth Advsr Ltd accumulated 20 shares. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc owns 91,475 shares.

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. Barclays Capital maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Thursday, July 7 with "Equalweight" rating. FBR Capital maintained Apple Inc. Stephens set a $71.00 price target on Delta Air Lines and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 29th. Brean Capital maintained Apple Inc.

Among 55 analysts covering Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 36 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 15 Hold. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, March 19 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. Macquarie Research maintained Apple Inc. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 10 by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Monday, October 5 by Deutsche Bank. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of DAL in report on Tuesday, April 12 with "Outperform" rating. As per Monday, May 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Smith Joanne D sold $1.43 million worth of stock.

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 12th. Therefore 100% are positive. Delta Airlines had 18 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Buy" on Wednesday, December 13. The stock has "In-Line" rating by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, November 22. SunTrust maintained the shares of CFR in report on Thursday, January 25 with "Buy" rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) on Friday, October 20 with "Buy" rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 21 by Argus Research. Below is a list of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) rating. Morgan Stanley has "Overweight" rating and $67 target. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Delta Air Lines by 61.7% in the third quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, April 3 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 8 by Stephens.

Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 9 sales for $15.51 million activity. South Dakota Investment Council sold 9,800 shares as the company's stock rose 7.06% while stock markets declined. (NYSE:DAL) on Friday, February 2. $2.40M worth of Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Headlines about Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Shares for $1.76 million were sold by HAUENSTEIN GLEN W. Delta Air Lines's dividend payout ratio is presently 24.75%. (NYSE:DAL) for 87,982 shares.

Peconic Partners Llc, which manages about $661.53M and $695.82M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in T Mobile Us Inc (Call) (NYSE:TMUS) by 20,000 shares to 10,000 shares, valued at $635,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) by 27,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 372,500 shares, and has risen its stake in Nokia Corp (NYSE:NOK).

Research analysts at Imperial Capital upped their Q4 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Delta Air Lines in a research note issued to investors on Friday, April 13th. Its up 1.85, from 1.22 in 2017Q3.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DAL. 104 funds took positions and 251 increased positions. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.82. Automobile Association, Texas-based fund reported 451,772 shares. 375,706 are held by Td Asset Mngmt. Patten Patten Tn holds 1.5% or 268,023 shares. Manatuck Hill Prtn Limited Liability Co holds 0.29% or 10,000 shares. Garnet Equity Cap accumulated 100,000 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur has invested 0.03% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) or 3,350 shs. California-based Reilly Advisors Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. Bard Assoc holds 0.14% or 4,230 shares. (NYSE:DAL). Vident Inv Advisory Llc reported 0.16% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). First Dallas Secs reported 1.19% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. 1,484 were reported by Hudock Capital Group Inc Ltd Company. (NYSE:DAL). Huntington National Bank & Trust reported 0% stake. Gam Ag has 0.04% invested in Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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