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) pushed the Transportation industry higher today making it today's featured transportation winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, Delta Air Lines rose $0.40 (1.5%) to $27.51 on average volume. Throughout the day, 11,075,404 shares of Delta Air Lines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13,235,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $27.31-$27.72 after having opened the day at $27.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.11. Other companies within the Transportation industry that increased today were:
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. Its route network is centered around a system of hub and international gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $23.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 127.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Delta Air Lines
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
- You can view the full Delta Air Lines Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
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