Alliance Data Systems Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:ADS)

$130.19
-0.53 (-0.41 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$130.1075
Now: $130.19
$133.33
50-Day Range
$119.84
MA: $136.96
$155.97
52-Week Range
$118.40
Now: $130.19
$250.27
Volume770,606 shs
Average Volume934,928 shs
Market Capitalization$6.65 billion
P/E Ratio6.04
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta1.7
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP01858110
Phone614-729-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.79 billion
Cash Flow$31.4469 per share
Book Value$42.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$963.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees20,000
Market Cap$6.65 billion
Next Earnings Date10/17/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.63 per share on Thursday, September 26th. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 3rd. 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 authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, July 9th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 14.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 18th. The business services provider reported $3.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $4.08 by $0.42. The business services provider had revenue of $1.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.36 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a return on equity of 46.72% and a net margin of 13.01%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $5.01 earnings per share. 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, October 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alliance Data Systems.

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

Alliance Data Systems issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $19.50-19.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $19.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.80 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

14 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Alliance Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $152.00 to $254.00. On average, they anticipate Alliance Data Systems' stock price to reach $179.2727 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alliance Data Systems.

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

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Alliance Data Systems.

Has Alliance Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about ADS stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alliance Data Systems earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Alliance Data Systems.

Are investors shorting Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,036,200 shares, an increase of 111.5% from the July 31st total of 1,908,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 972,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.2 days. Currently, 8.1% of the company's shares 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), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), Celgene (CELG), Netflix (NFLX), Allergan (Agn) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the folowing 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)

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (9.99%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (7.26%), BlackRock Inc. (6.36%), BlackRock Inc. (6.36%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (3.12%) and Parnassus Investments CA (2.69%). Company insiders that own Alliance Data Systems stock include Bryan A Pearson, Charles L Horn, Edward J Heffernan, Holdings LP Valueact, Melisa A Miller, 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., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Boston Partners, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. and Mackenzie Financial 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 for Alliance Data Systems.

Which major investors are buying Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Parnassus Investments CA, Check Capital Management Inc. CA, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Invesco Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Alliance Data Systems stock in the last two years include 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of ADS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $130.19.

How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $6.65 billion and generates $7.79 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $963.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $21.56 on an earnings per share basis. Alliance Data Systems employs 20,000 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  653 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  695 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,348
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 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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