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Bartosiak: Trading Delta (DAL) Earnings with Options

On Thursday, January 12 th , Delta Air Lines DAL will release its fourth quarter earnings results before the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of B.

Dave will look at Delta's past earnings, take a look at what is currently going on with the company, and give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings announcement.

Furthermore, Dave will uncover some potential options trades for investors looking to make a play on Delta ahead of earnings.

Delta in Focus

Delta is America's fastest growing international carrier. Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service. Delta has added more international capacity than all other U.S. airlines combined and is the leader across the Atlantic.

Delta faces tough competition within the airline sector . Delta's biggest competitors domestically and internationally include American Airlines AAL , and United-Continental Airlines UAL .

Delta is expected to report earnings at $0.81 per share . Delta reported earnings last quarter at $1.70 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 3.03%. Delta has an average surprise of 2.01% over the last 4 quarters.

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Bottom Line

How should investors play Delta ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in at 1:00pm to see David's thoughts.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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