NYSE:ADS - Alliance Data Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$225.96 +0.52 (+0.23 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 12:38 PM ET)
Previous Close$225.34
Today's Range$224.90 - $228.01
52-Week Range$192.02 - $278.33
Volume8,631 shs
Average Volume484,703 shs
Market Capitalization$12.13 billion
P/E Ratio12.34
Dividend Yield1.04%
Beta1.78
Alliance Data Systems logoAlliance Data Systems Corporation provides data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Card Services. The company offers a portfolio of integrated outsourced marketing solutions, including customer loyalty programs, database marketing services, end-to-end marketing services, analytics and creative services, direct marketing services, and private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. It also focuses on facilitating and managing interactions between its clients and their customers through various consumer marketing channels, including in-store, online, email, social media, mobile, direct mail, and telephone. The company captures and analyzes data created during each customer interaction, leveraging the insight derived from that data to enable clients to identify and acquire new customers and to enhance customer loyalty. It serves clients across various end-markets, including financial services, specialty retail, grocery and drugstore chains, petroleum retail, automotive, hospitality and travel, telecommunications, insurance, and healthcare. Alliance Data Systems Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNYSE:ADS
CUSIP01858110
Phone214-494-3000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.86
Current Ratio2.14
Quick Ratio2.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.34
Forward P/E Ratio10.53
P/E Growth0.8

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.72 billion
Price / Sales1.62
Cash Flow$29.2316 per share
Price / Cash7.73
Book Value$33.58 per share
Price / Book6.73

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$18.28
Net Income$788.70 million
Net Margins10.44%
Return on Equity61.30%
Return on Assets3.71%

Miscellaneous

Employees20,000
Outstanding Shares55,400,000
Market Cap$12,130.88

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Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock symbol?

Alliance Data Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ADS."

How often does Alliance Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.57 per share on Tuesday, June 19th. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 11th. View Alliance Data Systems' Dividend History.

How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work?

Alliance Data Systems declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 19th. The business services provider reported $4.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.98 by $0.46. The business services provider earned $1.88 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.93 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a net margin of 10.44% and a return on equity of 61.30%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $3.91 EPS. View Alliance Data Systems' Earnings History.

When is Alliance Data Systems' next earnings date?

Alliance Data Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Alliance Data Systems.

What guidance has Alliance Data Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Alliance Data Systems updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $22.50-23.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $22.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.35 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.24 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Alliance Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $206.00 to $313.00. On average, they expect Alliance Data Systems' share price to reach $264.0667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Alliance Data Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alliance Data Systems?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Alliance Data Systems' key competitors?

Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Edward J. Heffernan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Charles L. Horn, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Bryan A. Pearson, Exec. VP & Pres of LoyaltyOne (Age 54)
  • Mr. Bryan J. Kennedy, Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Ms. Melisa A. Miller, Exec. VP & Pres of Card Services (Age 59)

Has Alliance Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ADS stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alliance Data Systems earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 45.92 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Alliance Data Systems' major shareholders?

Alliance Data Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (1.39%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.14%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.07%), Jabodon PT Co. (0.07%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%) and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%). Company insiders that own Alliance Data Systems stock include Bryan A Pearson, Bryan J Kennedy, Charles L Horn, Edward J Heffernan, Holdings LP Valueact, Laura Santillan, Melisa A Miller, Roger H Ballou and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alliance Data Systems.

Which major investors are selling Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd., Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Smithfield Trust Co. and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Alliance Data Systems company stock in the last year include Charles L Horn, Edward J Heffernan and Melisa A Miller. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alliance Data Systems.

Which major investors are buying Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Jabodon PT Co., Addenda Capital Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Bremer Trust National Association, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Ledyard National Bank and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Alliance Data Systems stock in the last two years include Bryan J Kennedy, Holdings LP Valueact and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alliance Data Systems.

How do I buy shares of Alliance Data Systems?

Shares of ADS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of ADS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $226.08.

How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $12.13 billion and generates $7.72 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $788.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $18.28 on an earnings per share basis. Alliance Data Systems employs 20,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems' mailing address is 7500 DALLAS PARKWAY SUITE 700, PLANO TX, 75024. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 214-494-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Alliance Data Systems (NYSE ADS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  549 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  466 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,015
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This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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