Is Delta Air Lines an Attractive Investment?

With shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) trading around $27, is DAL an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:

T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement

Delta Air Lines 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. The company also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for other aviation and airline customers as well as offers staffing services, professional security, and training services. As air transportation is becoming increasingly more popular, Delta Air Lines is poised to capitalize into the future.

A glitch on Delta Air Lines’ website on Thursday gave some Delta customers a belated Christmas gift — extremely cheap airfare for destinations around the country. A Delta spokesperson has told CNN that the airline will honor the flights purchased at the mismarked prices, meaning customers who snagged round trip flights to Hawaii for under $70 will be allowed to take their discounted vacations.