NYSE:ADS - Alliance Data Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $234.10 +6.91 (+3.04 %) (As of 07/20/2018 02:37 PM ET)Previous Close$226.32Today's Range$226.07 - $236.7852-Week Range$192.02 - $278.33Volume30,260 shsAverage Volume492,495 shsMarket Capitalization$12.53 billionP/E Ratio12.77Dividend Yield1.01%Beta1.78 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive ADS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ADS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services SymbolNYSE:ADS CUSIP01858110 Webwww.alliancedata.com Phone214-494-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.86 Current Ratio2.14 Quick Ratio2.11 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.77 Forward P/E Ratio10.91 P/E Growth0.81 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.72 billion Price / Sales1.68 Cash Flow$29.2991 per share Price / Cash7.99 Book Value$33.58 per share Price / Book6.97 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 Shares55,400,000Market Cap$12,528.65 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Wednesday, September 19th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.97%. View Alliance Data Systems' Dividend History. How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work? Alliance Data Systems announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter? Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 19th. The business services provider reported $5.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.64 by $0.37. The business services provider had revenue of $1.97 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.93 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a net margin of 10.44% and a return on equity of 61.30%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $3.84 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, October, 18th 2018. 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $22.50-23.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $22.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.18 billion. What price target have analysts set for ADS? 20 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Alliance Data Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $206.00 to $313.00. On average, they anticipate Alliance Data Systems' share price to reach $264.0667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.6% 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? Some companies that are related to Alliance Data Systems include eBay (EBAY), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), First Data (FDC), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Total System Services (TSS), Mercadolibre (MELI), CoStar Group (CSGP), Worldpay (WP), Msci (MSCI), Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR), Akamai Technologies (AKAM) and Zillow Group Inc Class A (ZG). 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? Press coverage about ADS stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alliance Data Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 44.60 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are Alliance Data Systems' major shareholders? Alliance Data Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (1.39%), Chicago Capital LLC (0.21%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.14%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.07%), Jabodon PT Co. (0.07%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). 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 institutional 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., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Hartford Investment Management Co., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd., Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 institutional investors are buying Alliance Data Systems stock? ADS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Chicago Capital LLC, Jabodon PT Co., Boston Advisors LLC, Addenda Capital Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Bremer Trust National Association and Thompson Investment Management Inc.. 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 $234.61. How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems? Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $12.53 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 552 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 468 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,020MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?