Stocks under Consideration: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

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. Delta started operation by crop dusting and flying mail and then introduced passenger service.  Delta’s business is focused on making global connections, flying people and cargo throughout the United States and around the world. Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service. Delta Air Lines and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 370 destinations on six continents.  Delta has added more international capacity than all other U.S. airlines combined and is the leader across the Atlantic.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)‘s Financial Overview

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) declined -0.61% yesterday to close its trading session at $53.93. The company has 1 year Price Target of $72.65. Delta Air Lines, Inc. has 52-Week high of $60.79 and 52-Week Low of $43.81. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 7.47 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $38.67 Billion.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.96/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.88/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.08 a share with a surprise factor of 9.1%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -2 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 2.95 percent. Delta Air Lines, Inc. has P/S value of 0.94 while its P/B value stands at 2.74. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 6.9 percent, Return on Equity of 26.3 percent and Return on Investment of 18.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 53.1 percent and 14.8 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Delta Air Lines Inc have a median target of 70.50, with a high estimate of 85.00 and a low estimate of 63.00. The median estimate represents a +30.73% increase from the last price of 53.93.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 340 offices and 10.5 million active brokerage accounts, 1.6 million corporate retirement plan participants, 1.2 million banking accounts, and $3.12 trillion in client assets as of August 31, 2017. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent etc.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)‘s Financial Outlook

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Charles Schwab Corp have a median target of 61.00, with a high estimate of 70.00 and a low estimate of 54.00. The median estimate represents a +19.84% increase from the last price of 50.90.

According to Zacks Investment Research, The Charles Schwab Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.12. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-1.22% and closed its last trading session at $50.9. The company has the market capitalization of $71.31 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $58.11 and 52-Week low of $37.16. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 7.48 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.4 Billion shares outstanding.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.44/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.41/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 7.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -0.91 percent. Beta for The Charles Schwab Corporation stands at 1.52 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.58. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.04%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.97%.

The Charles Schwab Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -6.9%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.59%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 14.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.2% with Gross margin of 96.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 40.7% and 24.3% respectively.

 

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