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Delta Air Lines Inc Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL) reported a profit for its second quarter that rose from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled $1.44 billion, or $2.21 per share. This compares with $1.04 billion, or $1.49 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Delta Air Lines Inc reported adjusted earnings of $1.53 billion or $2.35 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.25 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 6.5% to $12.54 billion from $11.78 billion last year.

Delta Air Lines Inc earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $1.53 Bln. vs. $1.24 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.35 vs. $1.78 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.25
-Revenue (Q2): $12.54 Bln vs. $11.78 Bln last year.

-Guidance:
Next quarter EPS guidance: $2.10 - $2.40
Full year EPS guidance: $6.75 - $7.25

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