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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios

Beginner level


Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Delta Air Lines Inc., profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Gross Profit Margin

Delta Air Lines Inc., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Operating revenue
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
McDonald’s Corp.
Starbucks Corp.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Operating revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Operating Profit Margin

Delta Air Lines Inc., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income
Operating revenue
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
McDonald’s Corp.
Starbucks Corp.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Travel & Leisure
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Operating revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Net Profit Margin

Delta Air Lines Inc., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Operating revenue
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
McDonald’s Corp.
Starbucks Corp.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Travel & Leisure
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income ÷ Operating revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Delta Air Lines Inc., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
McDonald’s Corp.
Starbucks Corp.
ROE, Sector
Travel & Leisure
ROE, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income ÷ Stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Delta Air Lines Inc., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
McDonald’s Corp.
Starbucks Corp.
ROA, Sector
Travel & Leisure
ROA, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Delta Air Lines Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.