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NYSE:ADS - Alliance Data Systems Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.08 (-2.88 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 02:26 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.47
50-Day Range
MA: $75.16
52-Week Range
Now: $36.47
Volume2.08 million shs
Average Volume2.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.74 billion
P/E Ratio6.03
Dividend Yield6.71%
Alliance 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

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Cash Flow$23.84 per share
Book Value$34.49 per share


Net Income$278 million


Market Cap$1.74 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)

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Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Alliance Data Systems' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Alliance Data Systems' stock was trading at $57.28 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ADS stock has decreased by 36.3% and is now trading at $36.47. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Alliance Data Systems?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Alliance Data Systems.

When is Alliance Data Systems' next earnings date?

Alliance Data Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Alliance Data Systems.

How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 30th. The business services provider reported $4.12 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $4.08 by $0.04. The business services provider earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.49 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a net margin of 5.57% and a return on equity of 42.99%. Alliance Data Systems's quarterly revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $7.04 EPS. View Alliance Data Systems' earnings history.

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, January 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.63 per share on Thursday, March 19th. This represents a $2.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 13th. View Alliance Data Systems' dividend history.

How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work?

Alliance Data Systems declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Tuesday, July 9th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $1,100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 14.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Alliance Data Systems issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of approx $20.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $20.13. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $5.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

18 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Alliance Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $173.00. On average, they anticipate Alliance Data Systems' stock price to reach $135.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 271.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Alliance Data Systems.

Has Alliance Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ADS stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alliance Data Systems earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAlliance Data Systems.

Are investors shorting Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,264,700 shares, an increase of 92.0% from the February 27th total of 1,700,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 865,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.8 days. Approximately 7.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Alliance Data Systems' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Alliance Data Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Alliance Data Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Alliance Data Systems investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), Endologix (ELGX), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU) and Allergan (AGN).

Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Edward J. Heffernan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Charles L. Horn, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bryan A. Pearson, Exec. VP & Pres of LoyaltyOne (Age 55)
  • Mr. Bryan J. Kennedy, Exec. VP (Age 50)
  • Ms. Melisa A. Miller, Exec. VP & Pres of Card Services (Age 60)

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock symbol?

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

Who are Alliance Data Systems' major shareholders?

Alliance Data Systems' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.03%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (3.43%), Boston Partners (2.52%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.29%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.97%) and FMR LLC (1.88%). Company insiders that own Alliance Data Systems stock include Bryan A Pearson, Charles L Horn, Holdings LP Valueact, Kenneth R Jensen, Laura Santillan, Sharen J Turney, Timothy P King 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 ValueAct Holdings L.P., Parnassus Investments CA, FMR LLC, Partners Capital Investment Group LLP, Chicago Capital LLC, AXA, Gobi Capital LLC, and Equity Investment Corp. Company insiders that have sold Alliance Data Systems company stock in the last year include Holdings LP Valueact, Timothy P King, and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View insider buying and selling activity for Alliance Data Systems.

Which major investors are buying Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Norges Bank, LSV Asset Management, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Samlyn Capital LLC, and KBC Group NV. Company insiders that have bought Alliance Data Systems stock in the last two years include Holdings LP Valueact, Kenneth R Jensen, Laura Santillan, Sharen J Turney, and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of ADS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.47.

How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $1.74 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $278 million in net income (profit) each year or $16.39 on an earnings per share basis. Alliance Data Systems employs 8,500 workers across the globe. View additional information about Alliance Data Systems.

What is Alliance Data Systems' official website?

The official website for Alliance Data Systems is http://www.alliancedata.com/.

How can I contact Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems' mailing address is 3075 Loyalty Circle, Columbus OH, 43219. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 614-729-4000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Alliance Data Systems (NYSE ADS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  690 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  841 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,531
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alliance Data Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ADS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ADS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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