Delta Air Lines Rises On Unusually High Volume (DAL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 27.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $1.58 (+10.4%) at $16.72 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $13 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 28.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Delta Air Lines as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Delta Air Lines Ratings Report.

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