Air Transportation, Scheduled
Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its domestic network centered on core hubs in Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, and Salt Lake City, as well as coastal hub positions in Boston, Los Angeles, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, and Seattle; and international network centered on hubs and market presence in Amsterdam, Mexico City, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and Seoul-Incheon. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and the Fly Delta app, reservations, online travel agencies, traditional brick and mortar, and other agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance and engineering support, repair, and overhaul services; and vacation packages to third-party consumers, as well as aircraft charters, and management and programs. The company operates through a fleet of approximately 1,250 aircrafts. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Delta Air Lines, Inc.
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is -6.87%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -3.91%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +3.47%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -2.23%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is -115.77%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is -26.61%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 16.94.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -1002.52.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at -3.03.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +4.17%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +5.85%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is -18.1%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +17.67%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is -13.9%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +9.3%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +2.61%.