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Alliance Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.76 (-5.03 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $71.02
50-Day Range
MA: $74.24
52-Week Range
Now: $71.02
Volume1.37 million shs
Average Volume815,772 shs
Market Capitalization$3.39 billion
P/E Ratio10.19
Dividend Yield1.14%
Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and others. It operates through two segments, LoyaltyOne and Card Services. The LoyaltyOne segment offers AIR MILES reward program; short term loyalty program; and loyalty services, which include loyalty consulting, customer analytics, creative services, and mobile solutions. The Card Services segment provides receivable financing services comprising underwriting and risk management; processing services, such as new account processing, bill processing, remittance processing, and customer care; and marketing services to private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. 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, home furnishing and hardware, beauty and jewelry, hospitality and travel, and telecommunications. Alliance Data Systems Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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Overall MarketRank

2.59 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

2nd out of 359 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 148 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Cash Flow$23.59 per share
Book Value$34.49 per share


Net Income$278 million


Market Cap$3.39 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
-3.76 (-5.03 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Alliance Data Systems' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Alliance Data Systems' stock was trading at $57.28 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ADS stock has increased by 24.0% and is now trading at $71.02.
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Is Alliance Data Systems a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Alliance Data Systems stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ADS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Alliance Data Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Alliance Data Systems a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Alliance Data Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Alliance Data Systems' next earnings date?

Alliance Data Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Alliance Data Systems' earnings call?

Alliance Data Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The business services provider reported $3.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.25 by $1.20. The business services provider earned $1.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.04 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a return on equity of 36.63% and a net margin of 6.82%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 27.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $5.05 EPS.
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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, October 29th. Investors of record on Friday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, December 18th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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Is Alliance Data Systems a good dividend stock?

Alliance Data Systems pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.14%. The dividend payout ratio of Alliance Data Systems is 5.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Alliance Data Systems will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.97% next year. This indicates that Alliance Data Systems will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work?

Alliance Data Systems announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, July 9th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $1,100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 14.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

15 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Alliance Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $950.00. On average, they expect Alliance Data Systems' stock price to reach $136.62 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 92.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,150,000 shares, an increase of 19.8% from the December 15th total of 2,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,130,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 6.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), Micron Technology (MU), The Boeing (BA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), BlackRock (BLK), Intel (INTC), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NVIDIA (NVDA) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy P. King, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $487.37k)
  • Ms. Laura Santillan, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48, Pay $880.81k)
  • Mr. Joseph L. Motes III, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58, Pay $948.4k)
  • Mr. Charles L. Horn, Exec. VP & Sr. Advisor (Age 59, Pay $2.62M)
  • Mr. John Jeffrey Chesnut, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 47, Pay $669.46k)
  • Mr. Ralph J. Andretta, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Greg Betchkal, Chief Risk Officer
  • Jami S. Dewolf, Chief Marketing Officer of Card Services Bus. for Alliance Data
  • Valerie Greer, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Ms. Claudia Mennen-Vermeule, Interim Chief Exec. Officer of BrandLoyalty (Age 47)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.84%), Traynor Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Alliance Data Systems stock include Holdings LP Valueact, John C Gerspach, John Jeffrey Chesnut, Kenneth R Jensen, Laura Santillan, Sharen J Turney, Timothy J Theriault, Timothy P King and Valueact Capital Master Fund,.
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Which major investors are selling Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Traynor Capital Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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 WeBull, 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 $71.02.

How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.39 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.

What is Alliance Data Systems' official website?

The official website for Alliance Data Systems is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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